Understanding planning imperatives after the 18th Amendment

The Planning Commission has recently announced its intention to prepare two documents – Vision 2025 and the 11th Five Year Plan. Plans have also been announced to strengthen the organization by increasing the number of members from the already large number of 9 to 12. With the devolution of a large number of subjects to […]

Review of Annual Report of the National Economic Council

[Dr. Pervez Tahir] The 18th Amendment to the Constitution strengthened the institution of the National Economic Council (NEC) in a number of respects. Before the amendment, it had two clauses. Now the Article 156 related to it has five clauses. The clauses enable Provinces to requisition the NEC meetings, determine the frequency of and quorum […]