In democratic orders, legislation determines a government’s priorities and its ability to enact a legal regime. And yet, astonishingly, nearly 200 days into its first ever government, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf-led ruling coalition has not been able to pass a single law.
February 13, 2019
In its first six months in office, the new Imran Khan government has been shaping up and sharpening its five-year governance agenda which places radical political and social reforms at its heart.
February 03, 2019
In December last year, after weeks of negotiations and two trips to Riyadh, Prime Minister Imran Khan worked out an arrangement with Saudi Arabia for a $6 billion loan to bail Pakistan out of its precarious economic situation.
January 16, 2019
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was jailed last week, while former president Asif Ali Zardari is preparing to go to jail in the next few days.
As dramatic as this may seem to the outside world, few in the country are surprised and several even expected it.
December 29, 2018
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been freed from jail, having served 10 weeks of a 10-year prison term. He was convicted by a court in July 2018 over possession of undeclared property in London, allegedly purchased with money beyond his declared means of income.
September 26, 2018