Sunday, 17 April 2016

The Tax Connection in PATA

The tax connection

By Muhammad RazaApril 17, 2016

The country has been seized by a political storm after the Panama leaks. The military has, perhaps on its own, started an operation in Punjab after the horrific Lahore suicide blast in a public park. The security challenges in Fata and Balochistan need no mention, yet out of the blue comes a decision from the federal government to impose the Customs Act in the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata), which mostly comprise the districts...

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Consensus on Pata - Muhammad Raza

The proposed bill to convert the Bajaur and Momand agencies from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata) is significant in many ways. 
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Consensus on Pata - Muhammad Raza

Monday, 17 August 2015

Power politics - Muhammad Raza

A number of factors have hampered the PTI-led coalition government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to deliver results as was expected by the electorate. The lack of experience of the PTI as a ruling party led them to miss the nuances of a well-entrenched bureaucracy, which is known for its conservatism and preference for the red tape....
Power politics - Muhammad Raza