Hamid Rashid Gondal

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De-regulate Drug Prices, Grow Pakistan’s Pharma Industry

  Rising prices, falling rupee, and continued presence of Covid have hit the poorest segments of society the most. In addition to food and fuel,...

Imran Banking Upon Divisions within Army Ranks

Pakistan army, historically a highly disciplined outfit, has not tolerated insubordination in the past, but it appears that divisions within the army are why...

Pakistan Needs A Strategic Policy to Eliminate Polio

Polio has long plagued Pakistan, as we are one of three countries where polio is still rampant. Unfortunately, no government has tried to build...

Pakistan Needs Continuity In Policy for Economy to Stabilize

Pakistan has long been characterized by political instability perpetuated by frequent interruption of the democratic political process that has resulted in the absence of...

Imran Khan’s Sour Grapes Policy

Politics has its own rules, just as sports but one rule common to both is that of sportsmanship. Former Prime Minister Imran Khan appears...

Pakistan’s External Finances Under Pressure as Talks with IMF Deadlock

Imran Khan may have come into power claiming to be Pakistan’s messiah and asserting that under his rule Pakistan would not ‘beg or borrow’...

Pakistan’s Monetary Policy is being held ransom to PTI diktats

Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in doldrums and at a time like this it is critical that the State Pakistan of Pakistan take a...

When Religion, not Accomplishment, Becomes the Test

A country that embraces its entire civilizational past and values all its citizens, irrespective of sex or religion or ethnicity, is one that moves...

Manipulation and Attacking Opposition Won’t End Imran Khan’s Unpopularity

The recent loss faced by Prime Minister Imran Khan and his PTI led government in the Senate elections appears to have shaken the ruling...

Imran Khan Admits He Was Not Prepared for the Job of PM; Why Did He Take it?

Smart leaders are those who prepare for any endeavor and ensure they have advisors who can help them navigate through challenges. It appears that...

Senator Afrasiab Khattak: PDM’s First Rally Sets Stage for Challenge to Military Dominance’

Pakistanis, like their neighbors in India and Bangladesh, have always favored democratic rule and every time there are free and fair elections, they have...

Nawaz Sharif Takes a Stand Against Pakistan’s Military Establishment

After months of staying quiet, it appears that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is unwilling to let the status quo stand and will do...

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Imran Khan Cult Ignores Common Sense at Pakistan’s Peril

Former prime minister Imran Khan and his cult-like following may continue to believe that Khan is the solution for all of Pakistan’s problems. However,...

A Routine UN Speech Get PM Sharif Little International Support

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif gave his maiden speech at UN General Assembly on September 23. While the majority of the premier’s speech focused on...

Pakistan’s 3 Finance Ministers in One Year Do Not Reflect Stability

Pakistan’s biggest crisis is its economy and for the long-term growth of any economy, stability at the helm is key. Miftah Ismail has done...

Pakistanis Play ‘Who Will Be The Next Army Chief’ While Crises Engulf Country

The army has dominated Pakistan since its independence in 1947 to the extent that the selection of the army chief is often of more...
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