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Quaid’s vision of federation

Quaid’s vision of federation

This year, Pakistan is celebrating 141st birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah from 20th December to 31st December as part of 70 years celebrations of Independence of Pakistan with national zeal under the theme “Hamara Quaid and Main Hun …

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A great leader of a great nation

A great leader of a great nation

On 28th November, 2017, the mayor London, Sadiq Khan, unveiled a bronze statue of Quaid-e-Azam in the British Museum. The statue was unveiled to commemorate the 70th Independence year of Pakistan and the tremendous personality that was Muhammad Ali Jinnah …

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Prospective avenues for investment in 2018

Prospective avenues for investment in 2018

In the wake of widening external deficits, dwindling reserves and uncompetitive exports in the back drop of political uncertainty, the million-dollar question that arises is where to invest in 2018? Well, definitely not the Bitcoins, at least till the time …

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Key events in 2017 around the world

Key events in 2017 around the world

PARIS: From the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, to record hurricanes, here are the 12 key events which marked 2017: A year of Trump On January 20, Republican billionaire Donald Trump, 70, is inaugurated as the 45th US president, …

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Review of key sectors of Pakistan economy

Review of key sectors of Pakistan economy

A quick review of the regulatory developments during 2017 suggests that these played a key role in shaping the performance of Pakistan’s economy. The key sectors benefitting from various policy actions taken during the year under review included: 1) Textile …

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Impact of rising oil prices on Pakistan

Impact of rising oil prices on Pakistan

Historically Pakistan has remained a net importer of crude oil and petroleum products. The rising trend in international oil prices is likely to erode country’s paltry foreign exchange reserves. The depreciating local currency offers an opportunity to the government to …

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Energy situation – The way forward

Energy situation – The way forward

The present government is talking much for the energy crisis. Their statements look more like political slogans and nothing are passed to the customers yet. Despite of many announcements, the public is still facing the electricity load shedding problem. The …

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Commemoration of a visionary Mr. Rafi Butt

Commemoration of a visionary Mr. Rafi Butt

As the year 2017 comes to an end, Pakistan remains inflicted with dire prospects. Political instability, unemployment, economic degradation, terrorism, illiteracy and corruption are among the major challenges posing grave threats to progress and prosperity. The whole nation is in …

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