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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • May 24, 2020

    Sugar daddies

    One, as per the Report, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar doled out Rs3 billion out of the public treasury to sugar mill owners. When questioned, CM...

  • May 17, 2020

    End the lockdown

    Pakistan is very different from Europe and North America. The UK with a population of 67 million has suffered more than 33,000 coronavirus-related...

  • May 10, 2020

    Questions worth billions

    Here's question 1: Why is the price of diesel in Pakistan at Rs80.10 per liter? As of April 24, the international price of diesel stood at $16.27...

  • May 03, 2020

    Three questions

    First question: Why doesn't the government reduce the electricity tariff by 50 percent? Our governments have long been selling us the most expensive...

  • April 26, 2020

    Well done, PM

    Credit should be given where credit’s due. Credit goes to PM Imran Khan for ordering a probe into the wheat and sugar price rise. Credit goes to...

  • April 19, 2020

    Confusion kills

    'But when the government itself is confused ‘confusion becomes the most honest response’