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Pakistan Covid: Peak or plateau?

Pakistanis shopped for Eid alright. They seem to have paid for it too. There was one positive case reported for every sixth test conducted in...

Don’t lower petrol price

Lowering petroleum prices due to abnormal (short term) fall in international prices is not a wise idea. In May20, the prices fell by 15-25 percent...

Naya Pakistan Housing: Supply-side snags

That the Naya Pakistan Housing Program (NPHP) is a haphazardly put together plan by the PM’s team without any adequate research supporting it is well-acknowledged....

Great distractions

For those who wish to conclude unfinished agenda, be it of benign or sinister kind, the news cycle dominated by Covid-19 has provided ample cover....

Workers welfare at risk in Sindh

In recent news, Sindh` Labour Department is toying with the idea of donating one billion rupees from Sindh Workers Welfare Fund (SWWF) to CM’s Relief...

Current account reading in COVID times

The Current account deficit (mainly imports) did not fall like the economy did in April due to lockdown. The impact comes with a lag, and...

Shell Pakistan 1QCY20 hit by COVID-19

CY19 was not a good year for the downstream oil marketing companies as volumetric sales and oil consumption went down and currency depreciation adversely impacted...

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