Category Archives: Pakistan

Space programme 2040

The Space Programme 2040 is a satellite development and launch programme of the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco), Pakistan’s supreme space research authority. The Space programme 2040 intends to replace the Badr satellite programme and geo-stationary communication satellite.

Ulema put their weight behind antiterrorism edicts

By Kalbe Ali The government on Tuesday launched Paigham-i-Pakistan, a document that offers a counter-narrative to extremist ideas by collating edicts that declare all kinds of terrorism against the spirit of Islam. Launched by President Mamnoon Hussain, the document declares

Don’t let China start calling the shots in Pakistan

By Tim Willasey-Wilsey The vast size of the proposed China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has players on all sides struggling to calculate the pros and cons for their own interests. From the benefit of creating new trade routes to the

Tweets and consequences

By Munir Akram The insult contained in President Trump’s new year tweet accusing Pakistan of “lies and deceit” was followed by announcement of the injury  the $255 million cut in Foreign Military Financing  by the Indian-origin US ambassador to the

Afghanistan – A view from Pakistan

By K. Hussan Zia President Trump and his cohorts are accusing Pakistan of perfidy for taking $33 billion in aid from the U.S and not doing enough in return. First of all, nearly half of the amount mentioned was not

A tribute by Air Cdr Sajad

By Air Commodore (R) Sajad A. Haider Birth and death are indelible certainties, pre-ordained by ALLAH SWT. It is the interregnum which lays open the bounties and opportunities for everyone to explore. The achievers choose challenging mission as raisin de

High on bombast, low on capability

While there is not much searching examination of India’s defence readiness, Pakistan has worked with limited resources to maximize its national defense By Ajai Shukla Last month (Dec. 2017)  in Islamabad, Lieutenant General (retired) Khalid Kidwai outlined a new Pakistani

Pak-US relations at a tipping point

By General Mirza Aslam Beg Pakistan has been a trusted ally of USA since the 1950’s  a period of six decades. During this period Pakistan suffered “four regime changes” and Musharraf’s immoral decision of 2001, to join America’s war on

The Tyranny of Justice

By General Mirza Aslam Beg Timely dispensation of justice helps maintain correct balance of the social order, but persistent delays, distort the order, creating serious administrative and security problems, now being faced by Pakistan. There are more than 38000 cases

Roundtable Conference Organized by Rabita Forum International On 13th January 2018 American Threat & Solidarity with Pakistan

A roundtable conference was organized by Rabita Forum international on American Threat & Stability of Pakistan and discussed the whole situation by Intellectuals, businessmen, Media personnel, ex-servicemen of armed forces, Lawyers, diplomats and all walks of life. Those who spoke