Category Archives: Politics

The need for decentralised governance

there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ formula for decentralization. Different countries can have different aspect of decentralization according to their own countries’ socio-political scenario. Continue reading

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Why Pakistan is not progressing?

A nation that is unable to sleep due to non-availability of power, does not have access to quality health services, where education is a luxury, where justice is not served, where law enforcers are corrupt, where family support systems are falling apart – Alas!

Progress is JUST a DREAM. Continue reading

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The miserable educational scenario and its impacts on youth

By: Shaukat Ali Shah According to Aristotle “All who have mediated on the art of governing mankind are convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.” Education is acknowledged as a basic human right and acts as … Continue reading

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Regional energy trade to bridge demand-supply gap

By: Raja Taimur Hassan The Express Tribune Monday, 18th Nov 2013 In the past two decades, there has been a remarkable increase in the demand for energy in South Asia, leading to a huge deficit in power supply. A majority … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Reconnected: Linking Energy Suppliers to Consumers in Asia

Pakistan is keen to continue working with Afghanistan in pursuit of connectivity and energy projects linking Pakistan with Central Asia, said Sartaj Aziz, the Prime Ministers Adviser on Foreign Affairs, while speaking at a conference: Afghanistan Reconnected: Linking Energy Suppliers … Continue reading

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