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An Anatomy of Sharif’s First 100 Days

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Jinnah Institute (Pakistan), 12 September 2013

Renowned Pakistani journalist Zahid Hussain reviews the first 100 days of the new Pakistani government and comes to devastating conclusions: "[T]he first 100 days of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government have been decidedly short on deliverables. … This 100-day phase has clearly lacked the direction and clarity of vision needed to deal with the nation’s cumbersome challenges. The new government’s cabinet ministers are uninspiring relics, unable to channel the innovative thinking required to address a radically altered domestic and external environment. … Balochistan – the country’s largest province – … teeters on a knife-edge… While Sharif’s previous stints in power have been far from acceptable, this third run looks depressingly unpromising."