Javed Hassan

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Javed Hassan is a graduate of Imperial College London and an MBA from London Business School, he is an investment banker who has worked in London, Hong Kong, and Karachi. He tweets as @javedhassan

‘Best of times, worst of times’: PTI government completes two-year economic recovery

Last month marked two years since the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was elected on the back of a transformative agenda that promised reforms to...

This data tells how can we survive Covid-19 pandemic

There can be no argument that it is better to be safe than sorry, but in devising any strategy available data must not be...

Why Supreme Court of Pakistan needs to throw out frivolous & dangerous petitions on the economy

With SBP policy rate at 13.25% and borrowing costs for many businesses well above 15%, recently there has been an increasingly loud drumbeat demanding...

Is a bloated bureaucracy responsible for Pakistan’s fiscal deficit?

Opinion |Sometimes it's quite amusing how people get away with what appears to be a passionate plea from the heart. The vlog below is...

Skills for All – A National Imperative for Pakistan where Youth is mainly Ignored

More than 60% of Pakistan’s population of 210 million is below the age of 35. If trained and skilled to participate in domestic and...

Imran Khan working on bringing Madrassas in fold to provide Equal Education to all

One of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI) major election promises was to transform Pakistan’s uneven educational system into one that is inclusive and provides youth from...

PTI handed a Poisoned Chalice to drink from

When Imran Khan assumed office on August 18, 2018, as Prime Minister, he was aware that the country faced an economic crisis that would...

PM Khan in Washington: Holding Mirror to his detractors back home?

Javed Hassan |Prime Minister Imran Khan’s perennial detractors and social media trolls, many on the payroll of Pakistan’s known enemies in Washington DC and...

PTI government signs on with IMF – An unavoidable imperative

Countries that borrow and spend without concern for how the foreign debt will be repaid, inevitably, create a desperate dependence on lenders, who place...

Empowering Pakistani youth should be our top priority

Javed Hassan |More than 60 percent of Pakistan’s population of 210 million is below the age of 35. If they are trained and equipped...

Passage of Penance – by the many for the folly of the few

Javed Hassan |We could have had the Archangel as our leader, with the combined wisdom of John Maynard Keynes and Albert Einstein to guide...

Touching hearts: Imran Khan, the leader we needed!

Javed Hassan |Many on the left and supposedly 'liberal' can never reconcile themselves to ever accept 'Taliban Khan'. But today as I heard the...

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