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Heads indpndnt #policy #thinktank SDPI; Convenor National Coordination Committe on Agri Transformation & Member of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council.
Feb 28 5 tweets 4 min read
🧵The govt of #Pakistan has found a specific #fiscal space of 250 Bln, which is being channelised to provide relief in #energy prices. Here is the break down

#PMIKaddressToNation 2) 1.5 billion litre HSD/#Petrol consumed per day. Rs 10 per litre relief means Ra 15 billion per month.

Oct 1, 2021 9 tweets 8 min read
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On #PetroleumPrice hike:
#Fuel prices r giving headaches both to ppl & govt of #Pakistan. Former are finding it difficult to cope with #food & #fuel inflation; the later despite losing PDL & GST #revenue, finding it difficult to reduce the impact of expensive #fuel import 2/9) Quicker than expected increased demand for #energy amidst #Covid19 has triggered 🌎energy prices. coal 🇿🇦, Brent crude, & gas prices increased by 150%, 102% & 500% since Aug 2020.
Mar 28, 2021 11 tweets 6 min read
Removal of HEC chairman: Let us think beyond personalities. The #PoliticalEconomy of #HigherEducation in #Pakistan is such that whoever had challenged the status quo, system would have turned against him/her. I think following led the removal of chairman #HEC 1) #HEC R&D grants system was revamped to fund those projects only which had an impact (determined by peer review). #HEC Closed many projects which failed peer review.