Imran Khan's China Visit and the IMF

One of the key challenges that faced Imran Khan as he took over as the Prime Minister of Pakistan was the economy, especially the precarious debt situation and current account deficit. An approach to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seemed inevi

Wolesi Jirga Elections - Triumph of Afghan Democracy

After being delayed by more than three years, elections for the Afghan National Assembly (Wolesi Jirga) were finally held on 20th October amidst growing threats from the Taliban. The international media had already communicated its prejudiced views e

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अब जब इमरान खान ने पाकिस्तान के प्रधानमंत्री पद का दायित्व संभाल लिया है तो उनके समक्ष सबसे बड़

Pakistan Economy: Challenges Ahead for the New Government

Now that Imran Khan has assumed the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the most pressing challenge for him would be the management of Pakistan’s economy. These revolve around mounting debt (both domestic and external), growing Chinese loans

Imran Khan: Political Inclinations

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party with 115 seats in the National Assembly, besides winning two-third seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) provincial assembly and emerging as the second largest party in the Punjab assembly

पाकिस्तान के रक्षा बजट में वृद्धि: निहितार्थ

पाकिस्तान का बजट पिछले महीने पेश किया गया, जो अगले कुछ महीनों में होने वाले चुनावों से पहले सत्त

The Rise in Pakistan Defence Budget: What to Read?

Pakistan’s Budget was unveiled last month, as part of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-led government’s last budget for its term before the elections kick-in in the coming months. Of all the allocations, the allocation to defence sector generated he

पश्तून में ‘लंबी पदयात्रा’ का विश्लेषण

पिछले दिनों, पश्तून समुदाय में पहली बार ऐसी लामबंदी देखने को मिली, जिसके माध्यम से इस्लामाबाद प

गिलगित-बाल्टिस्तान में हालिया विरोध क्यों

गिलगित-बाल्टिस्तान काउंसिल, इस्लामाबाद द्वारा आयकर (अनुकूलन) कानून, 2012 के तहत प्रत्यक्ष कर लागू

Commentary: Understanding the Recent Protests in Gilgit-Baltistan

A wave of strong protests swept across Gilgit-Baltistan recently, after the Gilgit-Baltistan Council, Islamabad, announced the imposition of direct taxes under the Income Tax (Adaption) Act, 2012. The protests were jointly led by Anjuman-e-Tajiran (w

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