Editorial Periscope: Karachi, a Metropolis Betrayed

We write these lines with mixed feelings of pain, hope and anxiety. "Karachi A Metropolis Betrayed" is one of our main themes in this...

‘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...

Pakistan’s way forward out of recurring economic crises

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently said that Pakistan's economy was on the right track since country's current account balance - the difference between government's...

‘Pakistanis are becoming poorer under PTI’: An interview with former finance minister Miftah Ismail

Miftah Ismail is the force and the face of PML-N's economic team. He is a former finance minister of Pakistan and a leading political...

Pakistan’s Age of Accountability: Will it sustain itself?

"How dare the National Accountability Bureau question 'me'? They should fear the day when they (NAB) also have to beg like Saif-ur-Rehman once did,...

Inspiring Leadership, Relentless Innovation: Meet Ayesha Dhedhi, Pakistan’s Youngest Female CEO in Real Estate

Given the importance of the construction industry in providing jobs and helping economic growth, the government recently launched a construction package – do you...

Pakistan’s Unsustainable Pension Bomb

Just as we stopped talking about the current account deficit, a new monster has appeared on the scene: Pakistan’s pension time bomb that is...

Ensuring Food Security in Pakistan

Over the last few years, Pakistan has seen a drastic decline in the production of staple crops, such as wheat, rice and cotton, due...

Special Feature: Karachi, a metropolis betrayed

The country watched in horror as Karachi the country’s largest city was awash with water - over 40 people dead from the worst floods...

‘Karachi needs permanent solutions’: An interview with former mayor Waseem Akhtar

GVS: What are your thoughts on the Karachi transformation plan?Waseem Akhtar: We had a press conference regarding the transformation committee, and how it plans...

The Fate of Karachi Transformation Plan

The recent spell of torrential rains literally drowned the city of Karachi for a few days, leaving the helpless masses at the mercy of...

Indo-Pakistani 1965 War: Battle of Chawinda

 The battle of Chawinda marked the largest clash of armour since the great tank battles of World War 2. Pakistan’s actions at Chawinda were...