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Humayun Akhtar Khan
Humayun Akhtar Khan

  • June 28, 2022

    The state’s lost trust

    Recently, a minister faced much flak for asking Pakistanis to cut their tea intake by one cup a day. The reaction should come as no surprise, in a...

  • June 25, 2022

    Roadmap to economic recovery [Part – IV]

    Recent news has kept us stirred up with the ups and downs of our deal with the IMF. We are at a stage where taking on debt, not for a project but to...

  • June 22, 2022

    Roadmap to economic recovery [Part – III]

    The first two parts in this series discussed why we keep falling into crisis situations, and the need for the economy to grow. Low public and...

  • June 21, 2022

    Roadmap to economic recovery [Part – II]

    The first part in this series discussed why we keep falling into crisis situations. It avers that the economy does not focus on growth. Low public...

  • June 20, 2022

    Roadmap to economic recovery: Part-I

    It is time to look beyond Budget 2023. The government’s chosen goal for the budget, despite the clamour and possible changes, is to avoid...

  • April 14, 2022

    The economy needs rapid improvement

    It won’t be easy to manage the massive economic mess that the country faces. The problems have built up over many governments and can be addressed...

  • October 04, 2020

    Rethinking our future

    There are many developments, external and internal, that Pakistan must manage with skill and finesse.Externally, the rivalry between the US and...

  • June 08, 2020

    Budget 2020: put the people first

    There is nothing more important today than the lives of Pakistanis and survival of businesses. Helping them should be the clearly stated goal of the...

  • May 15, 2020

    What lies ahead

    There is an overload of talk about the pandemic but not too many answers or even the right questions being asked. The lifting of the lockdown was...

  • April 28, 2020

    Tackling Covid-19? - Part II

    Part one of this series dealt with health and welfare issues. Let’s now turn to the economic crisis caused by the pandemic.The economy was already...