Empty coffers

By Rafia Zakaria Published in DAWN on November 02, 2022 IN recent years, as Pakistan has hurtled from one catastrophe to another, remittances sent by Pakistani workers living abroad have been a source of some small amount of stability. When foreign investments have seemed scant and aid packages have dried up, workers sending money back to families, […]

Reviving CPEC: road to prosperity

By Ahsan Iqbal Published in The News on November 02, 2022 Initiated in 2013 by the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was conceived and designed as the flagship project of the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Aimed primarily at harnessing Pakistan’s important geo-strategic location into geo-economic[…]