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Hussain H Zaidi

Aid Or Trade? – Hussain H Zaidi

It is customary for our leaders on either side of the political divide to maintain that Pakistan needs trade (read: increased market access), not aid. Such statements, though politically powerful, are grossly incorrect and misleading for at…

Not A Free Lunch – Hussain H Zaidi

For Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is struggling to see off a political crisis, the visit to China, during which deals worth billions were struck, may provide a much needed boost. The prime minister himself termed the tour ‘a game changer’…

The Enemy Within – Hussain H Zaidi

The fact that more people perished in the Wagah suicide blast than in the recent shelling by Indian troops shows that the most malignant source of threat facing the nation is not the ‘enemy’ across the border but the diabolical forces…

Sorry Figures – Hussain H Zaidi

The economy continues to cut a sorry figure in terms of competitiveness. The latest report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Pakistan at 129 (out of 144 nations) on the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI). Last year, the national…