Daily Archives: May 22, 2009


Nawaz Sharif: date with destiny?

  Dr Farooq Hassan It is clear from the Western media reports one gets the clear feeling that PML-N Quaid Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s entry into power is about to occur. His stature seems so assured that hardly a day passes without someone important from abroad seeking time from him […]


Pakistan Macroeconomic Framework for the 2009-10

Petroleum group to dominate $9.365bn import bill for 2009-10 $19.9 billion exports target set for fiscal year 2009-10 By Sajid Chaudhry ISLAMABAD: Petroleum group would continue to dominate country’s imports with projected oil import bill at $9.365 billion during next fiscal year 2009-10 as compared with latest estimated bill of […]


Loud generators- Ahmad Rafay Alam

2009 is the national year of the environment. The ministry of environment has arranged a roster full of events to raise awareness about the environment this year. Their initiatives are well-timed and much-needed. However, there is plenty to be done. The Environmental Protection Tribunal in Lahore, which is the statutory […]