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Dr Farrukh Saleem
Dr Farrukh Saleem

The writer is a columnist based in Islamabad.

  • June 15, 2018

    The IMF

    Pakistan’s economy is in the intensive care unit as we continue to focus on Imran Khan’s yatra and Reham Khan’s apparitions. Our current...

  • June 10, 2018

    Rs6 trillion

    Rs6,000,000,000,000: that is the amount that has gone up in smoke over the past five years. That means that each and every Pakistani family has lost...

  • June 03, 2018

    Rs3.7 trillion

    Rs3,742,000,000,000: that is the accumulated amount lost by our 190 public-sector enterprises over the last five years. That means each and every...

  • May 27, 2018

    PTI’s 100-day agenda

    “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.” In other words, if you could achieve your aims by wishing for them, life would be very easy. Agenda...

  • May 20, 2018

    The PML-N manifesto

    Manifesto promise 1: To bring down transmission & distribution losses to 10 percent. Fact: According to a presentation given by the managing...

  • May 13, 2018

    Fundamental rights

    The right to life is enshrined in Article 9 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. “No person shall be deprived of life…..”...

  • May 06, 2018

    The defence budget

    Myth number 1: Pakistan has a large military. Not true. There are at least 64 countries in the world that have more military personnel on a per...