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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor (September 2017)

For feedback and suggestions, please write to us at:; THE ABSENTEE PRIME MINISTER In the absence of PM Nawaz Sharif, the business of the state is being affected. He is responsible for making major decisions and holds the foreign ministry as well. The recent assault of Afghan troops on Pakistani territory and India’s efforts for NSG membership are ... Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

For feedback and suggestions, please write to us at:; SOME COMMENTS  ON JWT  MAY ISSUE I read some articles of Jahangir’s World Times May 2016 issue. After reading an article about Chhotu gang, it seemed like you were presenting Ghulam Rasool as Robin Hood, which he is not, and was never like him. In reality, he was a ... Read More »

On Forgotten Articles 62 & 63 (Editorial June 2016)

Trump's Afghanistan Gambit (Editorial September 2017)

It seems that moral turpitude and iniquity have permeated the Pakistani political culture. Disregard to values and heedlessness to standards of morality have become so deeply entrenched that even our legislators flagrantly tell lies and keep on befooling the nation with their gimmicks. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that our political class has become an epitome of the ... Read More »

A Primer on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal Desperate times, desperate measures

A Primer on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

“It’s a really grim day and it’s a really grim deal. It’s being celebrated by people who are dancing on the grave of refugee protection,”  (John Dalhuisen) After five months of intense negotiations, the European Union (EU) and Turkey finally inked a key deal on March 18 to prevent migration movements stemming from the Syrian war. But the deal, hailed ... Read More »

Women in Pakistan’s Labour Force

Women in pakistan labour force

In November 2015, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) released its “Labour Force Survey 2014-15” which revealed that during the survey period, some positive as well as negative developments were  observed in Pakistan’s labour market. However, the most notable positive development is that there has been an increasing trend of women’s participation in country’s labour force. Although it is still one ... Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

CONSENSUS ON CENSUS The already-delayed census has been further delayed by the government for some excuses. Perhaps there is a lack of consensus on census. For sure, there is no dearth of manpower in the country but what we actually require is its management. Presently, many of the crises of Pakistan may be attributed to a chronic negligence over the ... Read More »


Trump's Afghanistan Gambit (Editorial September 2017)

In order to ensure a regular supply of fresh blood to the country’s bureaucracy — rightly called the administrative arm of the government — Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) is assigned the task of selecting the best brains from amongst the country’s youth. This is a delicate task and fulfilling it, adequately and effectively, requires high standards of professionalism on ... Read More »

Pakistan’s New Thinking on Security

Pakistans New Thinking on Security

The Middle East is undergoing drastic geopolitical change, and the impact is not restricted to within its geographical boundaries. The Afghanistan, Pakistan and South Asia at large are the first to feel the heat of the events in the Middle East. This forces countries like Pakistan, which has been criticized for playing a ‘dubious’ role in the war on terror, ... Read More »