Senator Rehman Malik

  • The recent statement of Tajik president in favor of the Tajik Taliban and against the Afghan Taliban should be taken seriously as Tajikistan is a very close strategic partner of the US whereas its economy and defence is fully dependent on Russia. The present Russian troops can take over Tajikistan ...

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  • Except at the time of formulating the constitution or the 18th amendment, which is also hanging at present as bone of contention between Federation and provinces, the parliament has never acted effectively in the larger interest of the public. It rather created space for the manipulation of ...

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  • How can national institutions and parliaments play an active role in enforcing the rule of law and improving governance; this is an important question in the mind of every sane person. The people of Pakistan are worried because our beloved country is going through the worst crises and the nation is ...

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  • We are celebrating ZAB’s birthday today throughout the country. God gifted us this leader who emerged in the world as the leader of the masses. He was the best diplomat and a strategist. He became the darling of the Muslim Ummah and is still remembered with respect.He became a victim of an ...

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  • Amendments in State Bank Order 1948 are being brought in the form of an Act which can be named as the International Monetary Funds (IMF) Demands Act. If it is passed by the parliament, then Pakistan will partially lose the power to decide its fiscal matters. This Act will cripple Pakistan by ...

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  • It is very worrying to notice the fast decline of rupees which has even surpassed Rs180 to a dollar now. Inflation is on the rise and the growth rate has gone further down. The price hike is rising consistently and the common man is being crushed. Now reports are emerging from international ...

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  • Afghan citizens are still suffering despite the withdrawal of the US Army, and a slow transition is worsening it further which is complicating the Afghan issue whereas Pakistan continues to be the victim of this conflict.We feel that Americans should have ended this conflict by resolving the issue ...

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  • Today we are celebrating the 54th founding day of the Pakistan People’s Party as on November 30, 1967, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto founded PPP to work for the suppressed and working classes of the country and to create political awareness among the masses. The first convention was held on ...

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  • It was mid-afternoon while I was sitting in my office as Director FIA/Immigration and Anti-Smuggling, Islamabad and I received a call from Major General Naseerullah Khan Babar (Retired), the then Minister for Interior, who asked me to visit his residence at 06:00 pm. Upon reaching there, I was told ...

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  • Pakistan is going through a bad patch of its history due to our inadequate economic policies which have created non-bearable heavy foreign and local loans leaving the country in a dangerous crisis. I was watching political developments in the country since last week, especially the slogans and ...

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  • Pakistani politics has taken many ugly turns. The real meaning of a political system is good governance and easing out the life of a common man by providing them a comfortable life with the provision of basic necessities and security of their life and property.In Pakistan, the dharna tactic was ...

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  • In an attempt to examine why our sacrifices as a country are not recognised, we need to revisit incidences that have isolated us from the rest of the world. Countries that were previously friendly have now drifted away, opening up space for India to inflict damage upon us. For these avenues to be ...

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  • Our law books either have old laws of colonial times or have no laws to deal with several critical national issues and hence we face various problems while dealing with significant matters. Mostly, we have to refer such matters to the Supreme Court for seeking guidance and interpretation and such ...

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  • Pakistan is passing through the worst span of its history when it is facing a serious economic crisis, sharp depreciation of the Rupee, an abnormal reduction in the growth rate, increase in inflation, trouble on its eastern and western borders, pressure from the IMF, and its impact on the common ...

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  • It has been an unfortunate time for the Afghan people who are suffering for the last thirty years with no relief mainly because of foreign intrusions and internal polarisation. They thought the withdrawal of American troops will bring peace, stability, prosperity, and harmony to them and their ...

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  • The international chat room is full of noises about the sudden takeover of Kabul by the Taliban but nobody mentioned the way the President of Pakistan was humiliated for seeking permission to carry out airstrikes using Pakistan’s airspace. Power prevailed and the weakest succumbed to the high ...

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  • The recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Afghan Taliban will certainly affect Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other extremists in Pakistan. The TTP is fully operational across the Pak-Afghan border and along with Daesh, they are carrying out terrorist activities in Pakistan. Pakistan has been ...

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  • The Afghan Taliban’s interim government was imminent to come into existence and hence it is in place. The major share of power has gone in the hands of the Qandahari Taliban, which will actually dominate the government.It is ironic to note that the new cabinet consists of at least 14 UN ...

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  • Money, whether it is in any currency, is probably the most desired commodity which regardless of class, age or ethnicity is loved by every person. In our society, money is the basic need to regulate our lives as it is the symbol of our economy. It has also bifurcated classes within our society. It ...

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  • It was midday in March 2012 when I landed at Kabul Airport as Interior Minister and was welcomed and received accordingly by my Afghan counterpart. We went straight to the newly-renovated Afghan Palace thereafter, as I was there to deliver a special letter of goodwill to President Hamid Karzai sent ...

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  • The punchline of the present era is that the General Bajwa Doctrine won and the Modi war doctrine bitterly failed, which rightly mentions the selfish and ill-motivated moves of India in the region and particularly against Pakistan. For details, I am referring to my book ‘Modi’s War ...

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  • Elections in Pakistan always remain controversial and despite a lot of complaints and the establishment of investigative teams and commissions, the nation has not been able to know the results of investigations. Our election commission remained weak in its performance because of improper control on ...

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  • With every passing day, the world is getting a clear picture as to why only Muslim countries are under the menace of terrorism. There are 50 Muslim-majority countries with 45 Islamic countries and Islam has 1.8 billion adherents, making up about 24 percent of the global population. The statistical ...

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  • Pakistan has a great geographical location and has been helping its neighbours and other friendly countries and contributing towards regional peace. The progress made by Pakistan before the USSR and Afghan war was tremendous and was among the top developing countries of the region in various ...

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  • Pakistan is passing through multiple national and international crises which include Afghanistan versus the Afghan Taliban, the Afghan Taliban versus Pakistan, Anti-Pak Afghan groups versus Pakistan, Pakistan versus India, the Kashmir issue, the US versus Pakistan, FATF versus Pakistan and ...

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  • The main elite of Afghanistan are the Afghan warlords, and these Afghan Taliban have emerged from these warlord families. These are the same old warriors which pushed out the British Empire and thereafter USSR, and now the mighty Americans as well. Most of them are migrants from central ...

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  • Unfortunately, the west has selected South Asia as a target to sort out its opponents and other world powers existing in the Asian region. I had been advocating that the American withdrawal without a strategy of peace is bound to bring bloodshed to Afghanistan and push it on the brink of another ...

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  • The Taliban is increasing pressure by every hour and after the complete takeover of the rural area in Afghanistan, they are now heading towards the provincial headquarters. They have seized key districts in Badakhshan and Kandahar provinces and the Afghan troops have fled into neighbouring ...

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  • It was really shocking to see yet new allegations on Pakistan by being included in the Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA). No Pakistani can join any civil or defence services including Army unless one attains the age of 18 .Any Citizen of Pakistani applying for Pak Army must have a computerised ...

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  • The increasingly perilous situation in Afghanistan is leading towards civil war among various mujahedeen factions including the Taliban. It looks like the US will permanently withdraw military support being provided to the Afghan government, which obviously means a challenge for the present ...

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