Tag "Pakistani Economy"

What Does the New Budget Hold for ME?

Everybody knows that Pakistan has had an acute energy crisis for the past four years. All we get are tall claims and no results at all. And – not surprisingly – the budget doesn’t address this area as it should have! Growth has been persistently low. This coupled with the ever-increasing youth population of the country is taking the unemployment problem to a whole new level (not to mention the

Are Pakistanis Happier in 2011?

With regular random bombings being just one of their constantly growing fears, Pakistanis hardly have much reason to be a happier nation in 2011. We haven’t stepped into particularly hopeful terrain this year. The CIA World Fact Book estimates that Pakistan’s net emigration rate is 9% higher in 2011. This gives testimony to the fact that many things are wrong in the country – the most glaring 3 of which