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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • January 26, 2020

    Ten questions

    Background: We consume around 115 kilograms of wheat per person per year for a total of around 24 million tons a year, around 2 million tons a...

  • January 19, 2020

    Ten million jobs or hot money?

    Prime Minister Imran Khan’s goal is to create 10 million jobs. The prime minister’s economic team’s goal is ‘hot money’ . One can either...

  • January 12, 2020

    Peshawar BRT

    Peshawar’s Bus Rapid Transport will be one of the most expensive BRT ever built – once it is completed. Here’s the cost comparison on a per...

  • January 05, 2020

    Indian economy

    One: Vice-Chairman of the Government of India-run National Institution for Transforming India Rajiv Kumar says that the economic slowdown is...

  • December 29, 2019

    Chasing shadows

    Shadow number 1: $200 billion in Swiss banks. On August 18, 2018, Imran Khan took oath of office of the prime minister of Pakistan. On August 19,...

  • December 22, 2019

    The new war

    The hybrid threat to Pakistan is three dimensional: economic, societal and political. Pakistan’s enemies are throwing dollars to exploit our...

  • December 15, 2019

    Argentina and IMF

    In the first quarter of the twentieth century Argentina “had one of the ten highest per capita GDP levels in the world, on par with Canada and...