PTI government has been regarded as a government brought forward by the establishment from its beginning. But now at the end of 2019, things have started changing to some extent. First change occurred when at the end of General Bajwa period on his retirement on November 28 and extension given...
Rule of Law in Pakistan is like a tomb standing in a grave yard. Attack on a cardiovascular Hospital in Lahore on 11th December by those who claim to stand for implementation of law is a best example of this situation. The lawyers in Lahore came on road like...
Student Organizations in Pakistan By Zeeshan Arif (from Dubai) On November 29, people from all walks of life took to the streets to demand reinstatement of student unions, demilitarization of campuses and a 10 per cent increase in the education budget across various cities throughout Pakistan. Police on 1st Dec registered...
On the political front things are getting almost clear at the end of CY 2019. Though most of our anchors, journalists and politicians are using dirty language and words while making their comments but that do not change the objective conditions of the country but in fact exposes the...
When some of our friends leave the world it reminds us that we have also to leave. Mostly while living everyone makes six mistakes. They are (1) Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others; (2) Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected; (3) Insisting that...
Government and Opposition are locked in a conflict and neither side is ready to budge an inch from its position. Holding reins of a mammoth crowd in the federal capital and having support of the mainstream opposition parties, Maulana Fazlur Rehman has thrown a challenge on the government. He is...
Now Azadi March of Moulana Fazlur Rehman supported by almost all opposition parties is on its way. The situation would become clear on 1st, second or third November 2019. What can be its impacts is another debate but this has raised questions about government to kill all kind of information’s...
As has been happened before, Mr. Imran Khan and his aides are tweeting and propagating that during their one year in office, the economy of Pakistan has improved. In this respect they cite some figures of some areas of economy. But they forget that a country’s economy is like a...
Sane mind cannot think of happening of such an event in capital of Pakistan on 31st Oct 2019 but history of Pakistan tells us different stories. For the last 73 years we have seen such events many times with tug of war going on behind the scenes. The winners in...
Every one sitting on the PTI side says that every fault on the lack of governance, detioration of economy and ambiguity in political scenario are due to past governments naming Zardari and Nawaz Sharif. In the past governments even they skip Musharraf who is on the list of Supreme...
Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the United Nations on 27th September that his country's dispute with India over Kashmir can escalate into an all-out nuclear war that would have consequences for the world. In a fiery speech lasting 50 minutes, Khan said India had unleashed a "bloodbath" in...
9th Annual Sustainable Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain Summit & Expo held on 19th September 201   Chairman Centre of Advisory Services for Islamic Banking and Finance (CAIF), Former Head of FSCD SBP, Former Head of Research Arif Habib Investments and Member IFSB Task Force for development of Islamic Money Market,...
Currently Kashmir is highly bleeding with actions of Modi government whereas PTI government is acting like UK government in Second World War whenever they have to retreat by saying that they are doing so respectfully with a strategy. Everyone knows that The Kashmir dispute dates from 1947. The partition of...
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr. Reza Baqir has said recently that Pakistan’s economy is moving in the right direction and would grow 3.5 percent during this fiscal year. He added that SBP is fully prepared to face any sudden fiscal challenges as well. He was addressing the...
Most fundamental point that needs to be made right here is that Pakistan’s future will be determined – as has always been the case for all nations – by the decisions that Pakistan and Pakistanis have to make. In the last two years the world order is not what it...
Day of independence has been commemorated on the 14th August along with day of ongoing struggle in Kashmir. During these days time and again assurance has come from Military that they are behind ongoing democracy in Pakistan and would provide practical support in its day to day rule. However to...
You go anywhere; people would ask that what can be the future of Pakistan regarding its politics and economy. Nobody is there to give any firm answer. In political area, government with PTI is celebrating their rule with Firdous Ashiq, Fawad and Murad on the front by putting all blames...
A proposal has come from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad during Malaysian PM Visit to Turkey that Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia can lead towards the Muslim renaissance. Addressing a joint press conference along with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister, Erdogan said, “Statements are easy to...
After a year and a half of frosty relations between the United States and Pakistan, which saw the cessation of U.S. security assistance to the Pakistan now indicate a thawing of relations between the two countries remaining sometime ally and sometime not. The visit of Imran Khan has brought good...
As anticipated by rating agencies like Bloom Berg, Governor State Bank, Dr. Reza Baqir has announced 100 bp i.e. 1% increase in the SBP policy rate from July 2019.The State Bank had started monetary tightening since May 2018, when key policy rate stood at 6 percent. Since May 2018...