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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

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  • September 16, 2018

    Anti-corruption

    The Pakistani model: As per reliable reports, an “estimated Rs236 billion was illegally transferred to 37 countries in the past five years”. For...

  • September 09, 2018

    $1 trillion

    Corruption kills. Yes, 290,000 newborn Pakistanis die every year before the end of their first month. Yes, 176, 400 Pakistani children die annually...

  • September 02, 2018

    Rs54 billion a year

    Austerity is practised at two levels: economic and political. At the economic level, austerity is an attempt to reduce the government’s budgetary...

  • August 26, 2018

    Stolen asset recovery

    Sani Abacha ruled Nigeria from 1993 to 1998 as the 10th head of state. Olusegun Obasanjo, the 12th president of Nigeria, accused Abacha of looting...

  • August 19, 2018

    $60 billion

    Did you know that the government of Pakistan buys goods and services worth around $60 billion, or Rs7.5 trillion, a year every year? What this means...

  • August 12, 2018

    $26 billion

    Red alert: Our external financing needs will mount to $45 billion by 2022. For this year, our gross external financing needs stand at a colossal $26...

  • August 05, 2018

    Moving forward

    Government procurement: The magnitude of government procurement is around $60 billion a year . Estimates vary widely, but up to 50 percent of goods...

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