Omer Zaheer Meer

Tax amnesty results

Challenges faced and follow-up required With the deadline for declaring undisclosed assets, sales and expenditures under the Asset Declaration Ordinance 2019 (commonly referred to as Tax Amnesty scheme) being over, it’s time

Implementing IMF’s programme

Can the ruling party do the job alone? With the Army supporting government’s tough initiatives for improvement of fiscal management, this is the most suitable time to bring about much-needed improvements in

Climate change

Over-consumption by developed countries The remarks of the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr Justice Nasir Mehmood Khosa, about climate change are not so important because of their content, as because they reflect

M A Niazi

Problems with the economy

The government has not solved the problems the people AT PENPOINT The problems with the economy are not showing signs of going away, despite the optimistic pronouncements of government officials, and the

After the IMF package

The oft-trodden path and a sense of déjà vu Satisfied that some of its critical conditions had been duly foreloaded, the IMF has approved a $6 billion bailout package for Pakistan. The

Stopping meetings in jail

The classifications were not made by the last government The Punjab government has made a policy for Mian Nawaz Sharif’s visits, according to the jail manual, under which the jail superintendent will

Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik

The diversified BRI

No matter how controversial the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the potential and hidden benefits are enormous and thus cannot be easily counted. China has not taken this project unilaterally but collectively