Wednesday May 31, 2023
Ahsan Iqbal
Ahsan Iqbal

  • November 02, 2022

    Reviving CPEC: road to prosperity

    Initiated in 2013 by the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was conceived and designed as...

  • October 23, 2022

    Empowering youth beyond rhetoric

    That Pakistan has a huge youth bulge with over 60 per cent of the population being under 30 years of age is an oft-quoted fact. However, the...

  • June 28, 2022

    Turnaround Pakistan

    As we get ready to celebrate Pakistan's 75th independence anniversary, I am reminded of my passion and euphoria at the 50th independence anniversary...

  • February 20, 2022

    NSP: will it make us secure?

    The PTI government has launched a National Security Policy , a document meant to describe how a state aims to provide for the security of its...

  • July 09, 2021

    Strategic pullback

    ‘Budget season’ is a good time for a critical reflection on Pakistan’s current economic challenges and future prospects. Our fiscal budget is...

  • May 06, 2021

    Search for a political settlement

    Three years ago – on May 6, 2018 – I barely survived an assassination attempt on my life as the interior minister of the country. Although my...

  • March 10, 2021

    Good economics is inclusive politics

    The defeat of Finance Minister Mr Hafeez Sheikh in the Senate elections is not just a defeat of Mr Imran Khan but a rejection of the idea that...

  • December 29, 2020

    Options for 2021

    One big lesson from the political and economic history of Pakistan is that ad-hoc and inorganic political arrangements are destined to fail sooner...

  • October 09, 2020

    The whole of the nation

    COAS Gen Bajwa in his remarks to the Corp Commanders Conference has once again reiterated that 5th Generation Warfare and hybrid application...

  • January 26, 2020

    A breakthrough path

    One month in solitary confinement is a good time to reflect on one’s life and the life of our nation. This is my fifth term as MNA from Narowal...