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Amir Hussain
Amir Hussain

  • September 03, 2022

    Inclusive governance : Part - III

    The Local Government Acts for each province, in their current form, provide limited autonomy to local councils, concerning fiscal management and...

  • August 23, 2022

    Inclusive governance: Part - II

    After a short democratic term under Zulfikar Ali Bhutto , the military once again got control of state power through General Ziaul Haq’s military...

  • August 19, 2022

    Inclusive governance: Part - I

    The motivation of writing a series of articles on local governance in Pakistan came from an insightful discussion on the subject organized recently...

  • August 13, 2022

    Crisis of political imagination

    It keeps us on our toes to defend the fortress of morality and keep the power of a shrewd politician far away from us. It keeps us engaged in a...

  • January 15, 2022

    Lost in jargon

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.In our era of neo-liberalism, the development...

  • January 05, 2022

    The ills of microfinance

    The conventional wisdom of according an unquestionable role to microfinance in poverty alleviation has recently been challenged partly because there...

  • December 20, 2021

    A watershed moment

    December 16 – which has just passed – prompts reflection, introspection and resolution for political course correction to build a federal...

  • December 08, 2021

    A history of hypocrisy

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.No reasons, explanations or lamentations on...

  • November 27, 2021

    A way out

    What has gone wrong with recent predictions about a possible tussle between the PTI government and state institutions? The controversy over the...

  • October 08, 2021

    Hospitality and tourism in GB

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.Gilgit-Baltistan has become the hub of private...