Tuesday October 04, 2022
Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • October 02, 2022

    Rupee to dollar

    Muhammad Ishaq Dar, our 42nd finance minister, has prudently set his priorities: strengthening the rupee, reducing the rate of inflation and...

  • September 25, 2022

    Financial emergency

    Our politicians are all focused on who will be the next chief of army staff . Our politicians are all focused on who will appoint the next COAS. Our...

  • September 18, 2022

    Haqiqi Azadi

    Debt slavery is modern-day slavery. Debt slavery is debt servitude. Debt slavery means debt bondage. Debt turns debtors into indentured servitude....

  • September 11, 2022

    Lust for power

    Some leaders are power hungry in the extreme. Some leaders have an ‘insatiable desire for power’. Some leaders have an ‘ardent lust of...

  • September 04, 2022

    What’s next?

    The IMF Executive Board’s meeting was held on August 29 for Pakistan’s “combined 7th and 8th reviews; request for waivers of nonobservance of...

  • August 28, 2022


    It has been 139 days since Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif won the support of a majority in parliament and took oath as the 23rd prime minister of...

  • August 21, 2022

    Towards stability

    On August 2, the Election Commission of Pakistan ruled: That “PTI was a willing recipient and beneficiary of prohibited funds to the tune of...

  • August 14, 2022

    Charter of economy

    In 2018, Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the-then Leader of the Opposition, proposed an ingenious idea-: a 'Charter of Economy’. In June 2022, PM...

  • August 07, 2022

    Positive vibes

    On August 2, the Election Commission of Pakistan , in a unanimous ruling, ruled that: the PTI received foreign funding; the PTI received prohibited...

  • July 31, 2022

    Economic suicide

    Suicide is “death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die”. Pakistan’s politics is killing Pakistan’s economy. As per the World...