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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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Reducing tensions between India, Pakistan

Reducing tensions between India, Pakistan

One of the most enduring, and one daresay touching, articles of faith in India’s Pakistan policy is that promoting people-to-people contacts between the peoples of India and Pakistan can prove to be a game-changer. Like everything else in government, this heroic assumption has been a victim of inertia. Because it has acquired the status of a self-evident truth, no one …

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The environmental cost of energy

“The Chinese have figured out that they have a giant environmental problem. Folks in Beijing, some days, literally can’t breathe. Over a million Chinese die prematurely every year because of air pollution.” Joe Biden Pakistanis have witnessed the deterioration of air quality in Pakistan over the years and are now standing closer to Beijing in terms of air pollution. From …

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Pakistan’s Economic Performance: Failing or Politicized?

Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N regime have been under a lot of criticism over the last few years, which escalated especially after the leader himself was disqualified in July, 2017. The critique on the government ranges from corruption to declaration of an ‘emergency situation’ over the debt piling up on the nation. Imran Khan, the chief of PTI, has taken …

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