corruption Archive

The case of Multan Metro corruption

(By Fakhar Durrani) Who’s pulling strings of Chinese company? A genuine inquiry originating from Beijing, involving alleged corruption of US$17 million (around Rs1.8 billion)

The politics of water

(By Usama Malik) The prosperity of Pakistan is essentially dependent on water security. “If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the

PIA: To Fly or Not to Fly

As if the financial woes afflicting the National Flag Carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), were not enough the airline has in recent months been

The Automotive Industry Mafia in Pakistan

Anyone buying a new car in Pakistan is faced with the specter of ‘On Money’. This is the ‘premium’ you have to pay to

Pak Finance Minister’s volatile confessions

(By Ayaz Amir) Oh, that moment of weakness if only it could be forgotten when Isaac called for pen and paper and in his