Continue reading China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – Is Pakistan Going to be an Economic Power or Another Chinese Province?

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – Is Pakistan Going to be an Economic Power or Another Chinese Province?

  CPEC or China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a gigantic long term project to build energy, highway, and port infrastructure to deepen economic connections between China and Pakistan. CPEC is long running project with massive business proposition, spreading over a span of 15 years involving huge investments from China, an estimated total outlay of $46 billion…

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Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia – Sell Your Oil , Buy Our Arms & Make US Stronger

Saudi Arabia has long been one of America’s closest and most problematic allies. It is a critical partner in dealing with terrorists and violent extremist movements, and in securing the flow of oil and gas to the global economy. At the same time, Saudi Arabia is an Islamic state, a Kingdom, and a nation whose…

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Malala – Overrated or a Global Brand?

  Malala Yousafzai, a 19 years old Pakistani girl who rose to prominence on global scene and earned adoration following her brave recovery from gunshot wounds, and for her espousal of women’s education, has triggered a backlash and waves of  indignation in Pakistan. Malala Yousafzai – the youngest ever nobel laureate, received huge recognition from…

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Continue reading Copy/Cheating Culture in Pakistan – Producing Illiterate Degree Holders

Copy/Cheating Culture in Pakistan – Producing Illiterate Degree Holders

Pakistan, when it appeared on the world map was referred to as  “Land of Dreams”—not just because of the ideology behind its creation, but also because of the untiring work put out immediately by the masses and the leaders together, astonishing the world by its phenomenal growth, especially China, Korea and Singapore who decided to…

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Pakistan’s Elite – A True Example of Hypocrisy

Since 1947, it’s been nearly seven decades when Pakistan gained Independence, during this period, Pakistan has gone through various transitions. From the industrialization era of dictator Ayub Khan to socialist mindset of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, from Zia-ul-Haq’s Islamisation to Musharraf’s perception of enlightened moderate Pakistan and war on terror, we as a nation have undergone…

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Continue reading Poverty in Pakistan – Poor Leadership or Scarce Economic Resources?

Poverty in Pakistan – Poor Leadership or Scarce Economic Resources?

According to the January 2012 report released by The CIA World Factbook, Nigeria ranked 6th in the list of the poorest nations with its majority population living on an income less than $2 a day. This is surprising as Nigeria – the 21 st world economy by nominal GDP ($633bn) and 20 th by PPP…

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Pakistani Diaspora – Issues faced by Overseas Pakistanis

  According to rough estimates nearly 7.6 million Pakistanis live abroad with higher concentration in Middle Eastern countries, Pakistan has the 6th largest diaspora in the world. This makes approximately 4% of the Pakistan’s total population, and the remittances sent by the overseas Pakistanis contribute over $18.45 billion to the national economy.   Despite of…

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Dolphin Force Lahore – Unsparing waste of public funds

Not so long back Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif established a new police force to combat the escalating rate of felonies in Lahore with a hope to strike fear into the hearts of hardened criminals. Dolphin Force Lahore – an elite security unit – is out patrolling the streets of Lahore. Mr.Sharif after being greatly…

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