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Structural reforms will put national economy on right path: Khusro

Structural reforms will put national economy on right path: Khusro

(Web Desk) – Minister for Planning and Development, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar says quantum of consumption in Pakistan is at ninety three percent of GDP, the highest among the emerging economies.He was addressing the inaugural session of a three-day 34th Annual General Meeting and Conference of Pakistan Society of Development Economists that began in Islamabad.The Planning […]

Govt won’t become hurdle in path to accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

Govt won’t become hurdle in path to accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that the government won’t interfere in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigations.While speaking to the National Assembly session Federal Minister said that opposition is making noise because they do not want accountability but government has no intentions to interfere in accountability process.During the NA […]

‘Path of thorns’: An IMF bailout set to impede PM Imran Khan’s populist agenda

‘Path of thorns’: An IMF bailout set to impede PM Imran Khan’s populist agenda

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – From cutting power subsidies to forcing currency devaluations that stoke inflation, the hard choices facing Pakistan as it seeks a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pose a major headache for populist new Prime Minister Imran Khan.Pakistani officials met IMF representatives this week in Bali and formally requested Islamabad’s 13th bailout […]

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

In a divided UN, China blazes quiet path to power

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Criticized by the White House for alleged interference in US politics, China has quietly blazed a path at the United Nations where it is, little by little, becoming one of the most influential members.At the Security Council, where China holds one of five permanent seats, its statements remain bland, often recalling […]

Between a wall and a narrow path

Between a wall and a narrow path

It is 10.30pm and Ahsan Iqbal is winding up his election campaign for the day in a rural neighbourhood of this border district. Towards the end of his speech he talks about accusations that his party and leaders have gone soft on the issue of Namoos-i-Risalat, a refrain his main rival, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Abrarul Haq, is […]