Archive for December, 2009

Decision to withdraw power subsidy questioned

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Subsidy withdrawal to hike prices, frustration– hit farm production
The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday criticized hasty decision to withdraw power subsidy given to lifeline consumers and agriculture sector.
The economic managers have taken this unpopular decision to get IMF’s $1.2 b tranche without considering its social and political implications. A great price has been paid. read more…

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Karachi bombing an attack on economy

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PEW lauds wisdom of Altaf, Shahi and others

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday condemned the suicide attack on a peaceful procession in Karachi in which 43 people lost lives and at least 52 were injured. It urged all groups to exercise restraint. read more…

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PEW calls for enhanced Internet awareness

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday called for enhanced awareness and training regarding cyber crimes in Pakistan. Cyber criminals are getting sophisticated which has raised concerns. read more…

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US starts distinguishing between good, bad Taliban

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Nato forces will leave soon, we cannot
The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said US has also started to classify Taliban into good and bad categories which is a positive development. This may bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity in the region. read more…

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PEW demands paradigm shift in tax regime

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PRAL inflicts heavy losses to public exchequer

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PRAL accused of opening new avenues of tax evasion, false claimst

PEW demands a stable and foolproof system  

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said Pakistan Revenue Automated System Limited (PRAL) developed for improving Sales Tax collection, has inflicted losses to the tune of tens of billions to the treasury since its inception in 1994.  read more…

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حکومت کو خطرہ جی ایچ کیو سے نہیں بلکہ کرپشن اور نااہلی سے ہے

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سیاست تجارت بن چکی ہے‘ ملک کو کارخانے کی طرح چلایا جا رہا ہے
این آر او پر عدالت عظمیٰ کا فوری فیصلہ ملک و قوم کے مفاد میں ہوگا

اسلام آباد( دسمبر 16 ) پاکستان اکانومی واچ کے صدر ڈاکٹر مرتضیٰ مغل نے کہا ہے کہ حکومت کو جی ایچ کیو یا سی آئی اے سے کوئی خطرہ نہیں بلکہ اسے سب سے بڑا خطرہ کرپشن، بد انتظامی اوراقرباءپروری سے لاحق ہے۔ جی ایچ کیو ملک کی جغرافیائی اور نظریاتی سرحدوں کی حفاظت اورامریکی سی آئی اے اس ک read more…

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Economic policies contributing towards poverty

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said current economic policies are contributing towards poverty in country.
The policies modified under the guidelines of IMF are pushing millions below poverty line and increasing unrest in the country. read more…

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Many lost their capital in Dubai crisis

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Dubai Financial Crisis:
Pakistanis urged to invest in country

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Thursday said scores of investors including Pakistanis have lost their capital in the new economic turmoil that has gripped the city-state of Dubai. read more…

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