What happens to the Hurriyat after Syed Ali Geelani?
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Following the demise of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Jinnah Institute reached out to senior policy experts (more…)
Date: September 21, 2021
Womansplaining Writer Conversations: Media, Storytelling and Advocacy
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As part of our series of discussions around the book ‘Womansplaining: Navigating Activism, Politics and Modernity in Pakistan’ (more…)
Date: September 7, 2021
Taliban 2.0: What to expect from the Islamic Emirate?
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Following the rushed departure of US troops from Kabul and the Taliban’s subsequent takeover of the national capital, (more…)
Date: September 3, 2021
Prospects for Diplomatic Engagement between India and Pakistan
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Indo-Pak relations remain hostile despite de-escalation across the LoC earlier this year, as well as other attempts to normalize ties….
Date: August 27, 2021
Beyond the Budget: Ways to Break the Fiscal Holding Pattern
Salman Zaidi –Director Jinnah Institute
Dr. Asad Sayeed – Associate Fellow at IDEAS
Salman Zaidi and Dr. Asad Sayeed reflect on the federal budget and discuss the structural bottlenecks ailing Pakistan’s economy.
This conversation contextualises the weak structural foundations of Pakistan’s economy, necessary to mark out a prognosis for recovery in a post-COVID future. Dr. Asad Sayeed critically evaluates the policy instruments used by the government in the midst of the pandemic on the benchmark of their impact on growth, stabilisation and on alleviating the stress that the poor and vulnerable have been subjected to.