Pakistan’s fluctuating economy has witnessed an alarming downturn after the brutal second wave of Covid-19. The poverty rate was predicted to increase to a whopping 58.6% (from the pre-Covid 23.4%) in the case of a high impact scenario. With a third wave currently gripping the state, the author believes that the government’s policies can either improve the economic situation of the country – or make it much worse.
Mohammad Ali Zafar
Mr Mohammad Ali Zafar is a student of International Relations at the National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad, Pakistan. He consistently writes news articles, with his work primarily focusing on matters pertaining to the Middle East, Pakistan, and CPEC. In addition, the author has a keen eye for Arctic affairs.