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Waqar Masood Khan
Waqar Masood Khan

The writer is a former finance secretary

  • February 12, 2019

    Economic reforms: Part - XLIV

    The 1997 NFC Award was not too old before another military intervention led to the imposition of emergency in the country and disrupted the work of...

  • February 05, 2019

    Distressing trends

    The opportunity of mid-course economic correction provided by the second mini-budget was missed. Accordingly, it seems no significant corrective...

  • January 29, 2019

    The mini-budget

    For more than a month, there was a clamour over the arrival of yet another mini-budget, the third fiscal effort in the fiscal year. Curiously, when...

  • January 22, 2019

    Economic reforms: Part-XXXXIII

    The 1990 NFC made another curious recommendation, which was not part of its original TORs, but based on a reference made by the Council of Common...

  • January 15, 2019

    Elusive economic stability

    Taking a break from our series on economic reforms, let’s reflect on some important developments affecting the economy. Few data announcements...

  • January 09, 2019

    Economic reforms: Part – XXXXII

    Continuing our discussion on the NFC Award of 1990, the provinces demanded a significantly larger share of the divisible pool, and more. They wanted...

  • January 01, 2019

    Economic reforms: Part-XXXXI

    The 1975 NFC Award was the first under a constitution made by a constituent assembly after Independence. Unfortunately, the democratic process would...