It would be tempting to describe 2020 with the Latin term annus horribilis, a year of disaster. While it was undoubtedly a dreadful year for most across the world, yet for Pakistanis there were some sparks of good cheer despite the pall of pervasive global gloom. The government’s deft handling of the pandemic minimized the… Continue reading From the “Year from Hell” to “Year of Hope”?
Last month marked two years since the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was elected on the back of a transformative agenda that promised reforms to eliminate deeply entrenched structural inefficiencies in the economy. A wave of optimism ushered in the change with expectations that it would eliminate corruption in the public sector, boost private sector investments,… Continue reading ‘Best of times, worst of times’: PTI government completes two-year economic recovery