Mukhtar Ahmed

190 Posts

Opening Trade with India will Help Pakistan

The recent appointment of a trade officer in Pakistan’s high commission in New Delhi has once again sparked discussions about a possible resumption of...

Elections Now or in 2023? Pakistan Unity Govt. Faces Key Question

There is never a dull moment in Pakistani politics, and it appears that a decision has been made by the PPP-PMLN led coalition that...

World Bank Reports Gloomy Outlook for Pakistan Economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors may claim that Pakistan’s economy is turning the corner but the latest World Bank report ‘The South...

Pakistan’s Unending Political Crisis

For the last three years, political instability has been endemic to Pakistan. however, even in that context, the current system appears untenable. As long...

Rule by Establishment Means Permanent Crisis for Pakistan

Pakistani politics is once again turmoil after the Senate elections and the vote of confidence in the National Assembly. What will happen in the...

Begging Bowl Endures: Imran Khan Borrows from China to Pay Back Saudis

Prime Minister Imran Khan may claim all he likes that under him Pakistan will never extend a ‘begging bowl’ before other countries, but in...

Imran Khan Lies About Media Freedom Can’t Hide Ugly Reality of Repression

Pakistan ranks as one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to media freedom. According to global media watchdog, RSF (Reporters...

‘Sedition’ Charges Against Democrats is a Longstanding Pakistan Tradition

The Pakistani state has a long history of labelling any form of democratic dissent as treason or sedition. In previous year, these labels were...

Human Rights Group to Government: Your response to Covid-19 “sloppy”

  With 265,791 confirmed cases and 5,631 deaths, the response of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government to Covid19 has been abysmal. According to a recent...

Government to use Covid-19 fund for interest payment

Pakistan’s economy was in doldrums even before Covid-19 hit. Just recently Moodys issued an alert and placed Pakistan on a watch list...

Trump is obviously wrong…But so are we

US President Donald Trump announced America's new Afghanistan policy today, which sounded very familiarly like America's old Afghanistan policy. What has received the most...

Sadiq & Ameen vs Security and Economy

Let us save the theatrics for the script writers for a moment and admit what appear to be some basic truths. Nawaz Sharif's family...

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Pakistan Cannot Escape Rules of Economics

On Thursday May 26, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced an increase in prices of petroleum products. Finance Minister, Miftah...

Deal with IMF is Pakistan Rupee’s Only Hope

Pakistan’s economic crisis continues with the rupee in free fall and inconclusive talks between the government of Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....

Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

Pakistan appears to be heading towards political confrontation with the recent PTI march on the federal capital. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the...

Pakistan Makes Changes to Electoral Law

Recently, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2022 that seeks to remove the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in...
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