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CPEC: A Paucity of Planning by Pakistan

Arif Rafiq | As Pakistan’s macroeconomic situation deteriorates, this summer will feature a moment of reckoning, as both the caretaker and new government will not...

Government signs new coal agreements as SHC summons Thar coal stakeholders

News Desk | The government signed implementation agreements on 8th of March with two coal-based private power projects of 990 megawatts for commercial operations in...

Mamnoon Hussain urges youth to reap the fruits of CPEC

News Analysis | President Mamnoon Hussain has proclaimed that China Pakistan Economic Corridor shall create immense benefits for the population of Balochistan. He urged the...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

Pak-Iran: energy sector performance and wind power project

News Analysis | By the end of the financial year 2017, it can be said that  Pakistan’s power and energy sector will see tremendous improvements...

Depleting gas reserves of Pakistan: Is Synthetic Gas the only option?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | In 1952, Pakistan discovered the world’s largest gas deposit of 12 TCF (Trillion Cubic Feet) at Sui in Dera Bugti...

U.S withdrawing from the Paris Accord could deepen rift with allies

President Donald Trump plans to make good on his campaign vow of withdrawing the United States from a global pact to fight climate change,...

Corruption in the guise of development funds: Any accountability?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | “Hisab do” indeed... For once I tend to agree with the Prime Minister that development cannot be stopped to pursue accountability....

The Devil inside every human invention…

Dr. Farid A. Malik | It’s the oldest fight in history. The age old idiom, ‘The devil is in the detail’ holds good for all manmade...

Why is Nawaz government hinting at curtailing nuclear power production program

By Dr. Zafar Jaspal| Pakistan's nuclear program has always been facing internal and external opposition. The anti-nuclear lobby propagates that neither nuclear weapons are suitable...

Why Pakistan’s energy policy will create an environmental hazard?

By Imtiaz Gul l Minister of Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal recently informed the parliamentary committee on CPEC that Thar coal would be used for...

Business winners and losers from a Donald Trump presidency

Nick Fletcher | Nov 11, 2016 Coal, pharmaceutical companies and mining groups can all expect to benefit, while renewables are out in the cold. Winners Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure companies,...

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