Letters

Letters

Tax on iPhone 14

Apple, one of the most famous electronic brand is now launching a new product, iPhone 14 which appears to be having a huge tax, especially in Pakistan. iPhone 14 would be even more expensive than the other Apple phones. It is said that Apple iPhone 14 expected pricing starts from PKR Rupees more than 2 lakhs without tax and the tax would be…

Austerity measures

The exponential surge in essential commodities and fuel prices, mainly driven by the global economic meltdown, is predicted to stay here for at least a few months. The public outcry and protests against the fuel prices hike, calling for the reversal of the decision, are understandable; however, they have negligible chances of forcing the…

Double taxes

Taking double taxes by the government is the result of inflation in the country. The materials are being exported and imported as well sold have a lot of taxes. According to the current situation, educational institutions are taking taxes for giving admissions and on such educational materials to be provided to students. On the other hand, a rising…

Economic situation in Turbat

Turbat is the second largest city of Balochistan. Iran’s border is adjacent to the city. Most goods and even electricity are imported from Iran. For the people living in Turbat, import business from Iran is one of the major sources of earnings. Currently, along with the worsening situation of inflation in other parts of the country, the prices of…

Balochi language

Language makes a nation alive. To make a nation alive, we must promote its language. If language is promoted, the nation develops. We all should know that language is the recognition of every nation and Balochistan’s language is Balochi, hence, it is our recognition which is now being compressed and lost because we are getting modernized and…

Political stability and economy

When there is a political fluctuation, there is always an economic crisis; political resilience plays a significant role to revive the economy as well as in my perception, frugality can not survive without political peace, for every country’s economy depends on its politics. furthermore, it gives a conducive environment to the state and its…

Impact of PUBG

The menace of the PUBG game has a grave impact on young minds. The constant availability of these games and players from around the world engages young people in playing this game. They waste their precious time of studies without taking into consideration that it has counter effects on their health too. Moreover, due to online games, the tendency…

Secure investment

They tell us that we need to be risk-takers and bold in our investments to yield greater revenues, For generations, we keep that gold of ours, bars or jewellery collection, in lockers, hardly taken out or hardly worn in fear of being stolen. Sometimes we pass it on, as gifts, in inheritance or at weddings, but seldom do we sell it and even then, we…

Petrol bomb

It is said all the creatures in the world can’t survive without food and drinks. Comparably all the vehicles need petrol to run. Petrol is the most important and useful mineral resource which seems to be getting expensive because of the error of policymakers of our country, people have to suffer inflation as the government of Pakistan is announcing…

Problems with the orange line

Like any other project, the orange train project was being carried out to provide transportation for the general public, but the project was found to be a failure as there was a delay in the project, an increase in the calculated cost of the project, poor resources and planning due to corrupt practices at the managerial level. The projected total…

Graduates are unemployed

The issue of unemployment, particularly among graduates keeps on rising. Thirty-one percent of young people in Pakistan are currently unemployed, and many of them have professional degrees. This issue has occurred for various reasons.  Many educational institutions do not provide quality education and also do not train the students according to the…

FATF grey list

Like every citizen of Pakistan, I wish and pray for Pakistan to be removed from the FATF grey list as soon as possible. Recently the nation received the partial good news that the FATF head has informed our state minister for foreign affairs Ms Hina Rabbani Khar that Pakistan has met all the requirements to be removed from the grey list. The…