Category Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan fighting on two fronts With FATF & against FATF

Pakistan enters the second phase of FATF scrutiny and we don’t seem to be doing any good. The absence of a body to implement the measures dictated by FATF is the main reason Pakistan seems not to be emerging from

China hits back at US for criticizing corridor project with Pakistan

China and Pakistan have urged the United States “to sift fact from fiction” before questioning their bilateral infrastructure development program, which Beijing is funding under its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) The reaction came after a senior American diplomat

Belt & Road Pakistan seeks Iran, Saudi help for Belt and Road projects

Beijing-friendly minister hired as Islamabad scrambles to revive By Farhan Bokhari & Adnan Aamir After months of uncertainty over the future of China’s largest investment in Pakistan, part of China’s Belt and Road initiative, Islamabad is trying to push the

No method to PTI madness

By Abbas Nasir There is method to the madness of those who wield real power: they maximise their own clout but at a carefully calibrated cost; then there is just madness. It seems shockingly rampant among the ranks of the

China spurns US fears of Pakistan’s CPEC debts

Chinese ambassador reacts strongly to Alice Wells’ C-Pack statement ‘Where was the US when Pakistan needed it? A top Chinese diplomat has angrily spurned US criticism of his country’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure push in Pakistan as he publicly gave point-by-point reply

Our political dynamics Challenges and response

By General Mirza Aslam Beg Imran Khan introduced “Dharna” in 2014, to bring about regime change. The same now has recoiled back on him, knocking at his doors with greater intensity. The Religious Right under Maulana Fazlur Rahman’s Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F)

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi Jointly Conduct Steel Cutting of 1st Milgem Class Corvette in Turkey, being constructed for Pakistan

Press Release Pakistan Navy Islamabad, 30 Sep 19: Steel Cutting Ceremony of 1stship of MILGEM Class Corvettes being constructed for Pakistan Navy, was held at Istanbul Naval Shipyard, Turkey. Turkish President RecepTayyipErdogan and Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral ZafarMahmoodAbbasi jointly

CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF ADMIRAL ZAFAR MAHMOOD ABBASI MEETS CHIEF OF ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY AND MALAYSIA’S DEFENCE MINISTER

Press Release Pakistan Navy Islamabad, 04 Oct 19: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on an official visit to Malaysia. During his ongoing visit, the Naval Chief called on Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy and Malaysia’s

CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF ADMIRAL ZAFAR MAHMOOD ABBASI VISITS ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVAL FACILITIES, MEETS NAVAL FIELD COMMANDERS

Press Release Pakistan Navy Islamabad 05 Oct 19:  Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on an official visit to Malaysia. During the visit, the Naval Chief visited various facilities of Malaysian Navy including Headquarters Western Fleet,

Khan‘s leading role for regional peace

By Farooq Mirza Prime Minister Imran Khan has proved himself as a true leader of the whole Muslim Ummah by holding meetings with over 70 global leaders and briefing all of them about the intense situation in Kashmir. He has