Pakistan Vows to Cooperate Against WMD Proliferation

Pakistan Vows to Cooperate Against WMD Proliferation Pakistan has reaffirmed its support and cooperation with the international community to prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), reportedRadio Pakistan. “Pakistan will continue cooperating with efforts to promote fair and equitable solutions to disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation challenges,” said Pakistan’s Ambassador...

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Pakistan Joins SCO As Full Member

Pakistan Joins SCO As Full Member Pakistan has become full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) after signing Memorandum of Obligations (MoOs) in SCO’s Heads of State Summit at Tashkent. The memorandum was signed by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz reports the Express Tribune. The document...

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A Case for Nuclear Non-Discrimination

A Case for Nuclear Non-Discrimination By Zamir Akram Next week, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) – which regulates civilian nuclear cooperation and tries to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation, – will take up requests for membership by India and Pakistan. Opinion in the NSG is divided on this issue. Proponents of...

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6000 MW Punjab Power Projects in Doldrums

6000 MW Punjab Power Projects in Doldrums By Iftikhar Alam Power generation projects of above 6,000MW in Punjab have witnessed no major progress despite around five years of their existence on papers, The Nation has learnt. The PML-N govt had established Punjab Energy Department in its previous tenure by allocating...

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Major Domestic and Foreign Challanges

Major Domestic and Foreign Challanges By Talat MasoodPakistan is a land of sharp contrasts. General Raheel Sharif captures moral high ground by his bold actions against senior officers who have been found to be perpetrators of mega corruption. In sharp contrast, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been rather evasive in...

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Pakistan and Globalization

Pakistan and Globalization By Shahid Javed Burki Pakistan benefited very little, if at all, from globalization. That process advanced full steam in the 1980s and 1990s as economic thinkers concluded that fewer controls were needed on inter-country transfers for the global economy to move forward. They argued that capital and...

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Pakistan at the Crossroads

Pakistan at the Crossroads By Peter Frankopan Pakistan is at a crossroads. As usual. This is not a surprise, for Pakistan is — always has and always been — at a crossroads; perhaps it always will be. It seems so obvious that the country is at a point of having...

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