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World Bank doesn’t want Pakistan to pursue the Kishanganga Dam dispute

News Analysis | Pakistan will not beg for negotiations regarding Kishan Ganga Dams, warns FO The spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Muhammad Faisal has...

Caretaker Federal Cabinet takes oath at Aiwan-e-Sadr

News Analysis | A six-member caretaker federal cabinet sworn in at a ceremony held at the President house Islamabad on Tuesday. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the...

The dearth of employment opportunities in Pakistan and a resilient man’s...

Beenish Saleem | Unemployment has been a serious social issue in Pakistan for decades and when it comes to persons with disabilities, it is far...

After no-show in Parliamentary meeting, NAB Chairman asked to appear on...

News Analysis | National Accountability Bureau sought more time for the bureau's chairman to appear for a hearing before the National Assembly's Standing Committee on...

World Bank refutes media claims of money laundering allegations against Nawaz

News Analysis | World Bank has categorically denied the reports floating in media regarding “world Bank’s Remittances and Migration Report of 2016, which focus on...

PML-N shames Nawaz Sharif, claims economy thrived under Khaqan Abbasi

News Analysis | The ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz apparently embarrassed its ‘Quaid for life’, Nawaz Sharif as it unveiled the Economic Survey on Thursday,...

Pakistan appeals to World Bank over Indian violation of Indus Water...

News Analysis | The government of Pakistan has asked the World Bank for a meeting in Washington, DC for talks on the country's ongoing water...

World Bank concerned over the macroeconomic stability of Pakistan

Waqas Shabbir | World Bank has shown apprehensions over the macroeconomic stability of Pakistan, and expressed discontent with the near-term economic outlook, which will require...

What is meant by the fifth generation warfare & why Pakistanis...

Dr. Farrukh Saleem | GVS sat down with Dr. Farrukh Saleem to understand what he means by the fifth generation warfare and why Pakistanis need...

How to protect your data online?

News Desk | According to the World Bank, total internet users in the world account for nearly 47% of the global population. The recent data...

Russian elections 2018: Why Putin is expected to win again

News Analysis |   Presidential elections in Russia are due to begin. The first round of presidential elections will begin this Sunday on the 18th of...

PML-N not in a hurry to avail IMF loan: But why?

Waqas Shabbir | Pakistan has ruled out any IMF bailout package in recent times. The plan is to avoid the IMF clutches until the 2018...

New initiatives required to enhance Pakistan’s economic diplomacy

News Desk | GVS sat down with Mr. Haroon Sharif to discuss the issue of Pakistan’s inclusion in FATF greylist and its economic performance under the...

Did dropping Pakistan support lead to China becoming Vice President of...

News Analysis | India congratulated China on its election as vice-president of the global money laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on February...

The Maldives: a honeymoon haven in peril

AFP | Famed as an upmarket tourist destination of white beaches and turquoise waters, the island nation of the Maldives is troubled by political turmoil...

World Bank approves $825 million loan to Pakistan

News Analysis | The World Bank has granted Pakistan an $825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country that...

World Bank grants $300 million to improve Punjab’s agriculture

News Analysis | In what analysts are calling an appeasement bid, the World Bank sanctioned $300 million on Friday to upgrade agriculture in Punjab to raise farmers’...

“Darism”: Pakistan’s new moral code?

Muhammad Azam | Ishaq Dar, Pakistan's Finance Minister, indicted by a court for corruption, finds himself increasingly alienated on national and international stage. He can...

Zardari slams PML-N’s economic performance: Will the government go to the...

News Analysis | Former President and Co-Chairman of the Pakistan's Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari has said the PML-N government has ruined the economy...

Understand how Pakistan’s economy is being destroyed deliberately: ‘We work like...

"We (economic hitmen) work very much like some of the hitmen for the mafia - because- like them, we are looking for a favor,...

Ishaq Dar trying desperately to land in Washington

News Desk | Sources in Islamabad have revealed that the current Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is trying desperately to visit the USA on an official...

The New World Order: Where China, not the US, will govern!

Alina Malik | China was leveraging its clout by galvanizing nations to come to terms with its One Belt, One Road initiative. The success of...

Cleaning Beijing, Polluting Lahore: Full Cost of Chinese Investments?

Dr. Farid A. Malik | As smog enveloped the Chinese capital this weekend, state news agency Xinhua reported the closing of the last large coal-fired...

Khawaja Asif expects India and Pakistan to respect Indus Water Treaty

Islamabad: Federal Minister for water and power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Monday that both countries – India and Pakistan – should respect Indus...

Are Pakistani politicians dancing with Perkin’s hitmen?

Imtiaz Gul | John Perkins, the best selling author of the book 'Confessions of An Economic Hitman,' talks of how corrupt rulers of smaller developing nations...

A ticking Water Bomb between India and Pakistan

Dr. Huma Baqai | What’s ticking between Pakistan and India is not the nuclear bomb, but the water bomb. For years international relations strategists have...

Pakistan 2016: Sandwiched between hostile India & Afghanistan; Will 2017 be...

Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | PAKISTAN’S relations with its eastern and western neighbours are not very optimistic at the beginning of 2017. Both India and...

Pakistan fears Indian delaying tactics will be used to build dams

India has claimed to be ready to resolve differences with Pakistan over the designs of the Kishenganga and Ratle dam projects, over which Pakistan...

World Bank backs out of arbitration on Indus Water Treaty: Implications...

The World Bank has backed out of playing arbiter between the two countries, on the issue of India building dams on Pakistan’s rivers, creating...

National debt, liabilities cross Rs2.2 trillion

Tahir Sherani | Nov 21, 2016 Pakistan's overall debt and liabilities have soared to an all-time high and have crossed Rs2.2 trillion ─ an increase...

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