The finance minister says price hike in consumer goods would persist for the next couple of months before it tapers off.
Let us hope that whatever is said by him is meant by him also as he has been making similar type of statements in the past also without any concrete results. Let us hope that he is not leading the nation up the garden path. Covid-19 has put the skids under the economies of even the economically strongest countries of the world and Pakistan is no exception.
Ukraine, Taiwan and Afghanistan are the three trouble spots in the world today which have the potentiality of triggering off yet another world war. It will require the highest level of political acumen and farsightedness on the part of American European Chinese and Russian political leadership to ensure that things don’t get out of control and saner counsel prevails among in the leadership of superpowers so that world is saved from any new catastrophe. why is Washington not recognising Taliban government in Afghanistan despite the fact that no other political group in Afghanistan is as strong as the talebanare who have undisputed physical and political control over most of the country. Delay in the matter is going to aggravate misgivings among the Taliban leadership of Afghanistan which is not good for peace and tranquility of this region.