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Tag Archives: Pakistan

PTI Policies Hurting the Common Businessman

The PTI came to power in 2018 amid much fanfare and with a mandate to bring about real change across the country. Their major campaign promise had been to completely eradicate corruption from Pakistan, and to implement a comprehensive and transparent process of accountability that would bring the perpetrators of these crimes to justice. They also vowed to stem the …

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The 2019 Indian General Elections and Developing Indo-Pak Ties

India’s anti-Pakistan foreign policy posture has notably intensified over the past five years. With the 2019 Indian general elections just a few months away, several political parties in India are intent on working the ‘Pakistan angle’ and have dubbed curbing Pakistan’s growing influence as a crucial ‘national security issue’. Members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have particularly upped …

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Made in Pakistan

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has been scrambling to find funding from the ‘friendly’ countries, while negotiating terms for a bail-out package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Facing large fiscal deficits the country is in dire need of funding to plug the gaps in the short-run, while the focus in the longer term needs to be squarely on increasing …

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia all weather friends

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia all weather friends

Prime Minister Imran Khan on behalf of the entire nation has felicitated the leadership of Kingdom of Saudi (KSA) on its 88th National Day on Sunday. In his felicitation message, the premier expressed his best wishes for Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and other royal family members. …

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The Comedy of Errors

It is that time again, when we are being called upon to decide on the destiny of Pakistan for the next five years. The political, economic and social turmoil over the past five years has led to disillusionment and disappointment on many counts, as over-zealous promises failed to materialize. Today, we stand at a juncture where the economy is threatened, …

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Police Reforms

According to Transparency International, the public of Pakistan consider the Police to be the most corrupt government institution in the country, and have done so for the past few decades. This will come as no surprise to anybody who has had the misfortune of interacting with the police in the past, and is an unfortunate part of Pakistani life that …

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Pakistan, Iran to reopen border gate

Pakistan, Iran to reopen border gate

Iran has assured Pakistan that the Zero Point Gate border check post in Taftan will reopen once fencing is complete. The assurance came during a regular border meeting between the delegations of Pakistan and Iran at Border Pillar Number 72 near Taftan on Tuesday. Pakistan’s side was headed by Chagai Deputy Commissioner Imran Ibrahim Bangulzai, while Meer Jawah District Administrator …

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