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JWT Magazine August 2019 issue

In Conversation With Ghazala Yasin 21st in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

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In Conversation With Ghazala Yasin 21st in Punjab, PMS 2017-18   Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Ghazala Yasin (GY): Since I was raised in a village, therefore, carrying on with the customary patterns of my region, I passed middle-class examination from the only available public school in the vicinity. Later, I ... Read More »

In Conversation with Muhammad Abrahim Shah (PAS) 3rd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19

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In Conversation with Muhammad Abrahim Shah (PAS) 3rd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19 Catch line: I visited JWT for their test sessions and mock exams, which I found very helpful in identifying my weaknesses. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Abrahim Shah (MAS): I did my A and O levels from Aitchison College, Lahore. ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Three Biggest Issues

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Pakistan’s Three Biggest Issues And why we are still failing? Zainab Zahra Pakistan has faced major challenges in its socioeconomic situation over past seventy years. However, not all problems have been overcome. And, even today, the country is facing a number of problems that are impeding its progress towards being a modern, developed nation. A brief description of three major ... Read More »

Correlation between Narcotics-trafficking and Terrorism in Pakistan

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Correlation between Narcotics-trafficking and Terrorism in Pakistan Mian Majid Ali Afzal Narco-terrorism has resulted not only in over nine million drug addicts in 2018 but is also responsible for the emergence of many organised criminal gangs that deal in drugs and arms, kidnapping for ransom, targeted killings, speed money, extortion, and financing terrorists. The unholy alliance of organised crime and ... Read More »

‘Charter of Economy’ or ‘Charter of Democracy?’

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‘Charter of Economy’ or ‘Charter of Democracy?’ What Pakistan needs at present  Bashir Sagar Pakistan is brimful of numerous deficiencies and lacunas nowadays. Political uncertainty, stagnant economy, abject poverty, sorry state of education, inflation and unemployment, all have been written in the fate of Pakistan. There are numerous reasons for this state of affairs, e.g. military interventions, lack of consensus ... Read More »

The FATF Conundrum

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The FATF Conundrum How to avoid being blacklisted? Aftab H. Wahla The continued grey-listing on the part of Financial Action Task Force, the anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing global watchdog, has emerged as a major source of concern for the policymakers of Pakistan as the constant threat of blacklisting with potentially terrible financial and economic consequences continues to haunt the ... Read More »

Model Courts: A Silent Revolution

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Model Courts A Silent Revolution Magazine Desk The reforms in the legal system of Pakistan have been long debated due to great backlog of cases which is preventing the smooth functioning of the judicial system. This backlog has increasingly pushed the masses to move towards alternative means of justice which are speedy, if not efficient. However, in this bleak state ... Read More »

Implementing the Police Reforms Committee Report-2019

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Implementing the Police Reforms Committee Report-2019 Kamran Adil It is an acknowledged fact that the justice sector of Pakistan is not in an ideal condition. Much is required to ameliorate this situation. In this regard, besides initiating expeditious justice projects in form of model criminal courts, model civil appellate courts and model magistrate courts, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr ... Read More »

Tackling the Menace of Unemployment

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Tackling the Menace of Unemployment If economic growth rate does not produce enough jobs, review the policies! Hassaan Bin Zubair It is a hard fact that unemployment has become the number one problem of Pakistan. Irrespective of how you approach the unique set of challenges that face Pakistan, it seems that lack of employment is at the heart of them ... Read More »

Governance Challenges

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Governance Challenges Confronting Pakistan M.H. Rehman Challenges have been the companion of human being for aeons. All societies and states have had to face challenges and it is the very response to them that sets states on course of development or deterioration, progress and prosperity or poverty. It is, in short, all about converting challenges into opportunities, weaknesses into strengths ... Read More »