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July 2019 Issue of JWT

OIC’s Makkah Summit

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a summit meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi holy city of Mecca in the early hours of June 1, 2019.  The OIC meeting is the third and final summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this week, aimed at galvanising support among Arab and Islamic nations against arch-rival Iran, which has close ties with Turkey. / AFP / BANDAR ALDANDANI

OIC’s Makkah Summit Objectives, Achievements and Challenges By Mairaj ul Hamid Nasri Inaugural meeting of the 14th Summit of Millat-e-Islamia’s sole representative “Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)” was held on May 31st in the holy city of Makkah. The summit ended up with the signing of an MOU among the heads of states/governments of Muslim-majority countries. OIC, the second largest ... Read More »

In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18

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In Conversation With Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar 11th in Punjab, PMS 2017-18 Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background? Muhammad Shakaib Sarwar (MSS): I did my matriculation from Fauji Foundation Model School Bahawalnagar. Later, I did BSc (Building and Architectural Engineering) from BZU, Multan. JWT: How much helpful did you find Jahangir’s World Times (JWT) in ... Read More »

In Conversation with Atif Ameer (PSP) 2nd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19

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In Conversation with Atif Ameer (PSP) 2nd in Pakistan, CSS 2018-19 Catch line: JWT provides fundamental knowledge for Current Affairs, Pakistan Affairs and even for Islamiat in accordance with the needs of all competitive examinations. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): First of all, please tell us about your educational background?  Atif Ameer (AA): I have done my intermediate and BA (Hons.) from ... Read More »

CSS 2018 Final Result

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CSS 2018 Final Result The final result for CSS-2018-19 is out, and as per the official notification, 281 candidates, out of 567 who had qualified the written part of the exam, have been allocated to various occupational groups. This year the number of vacancies to be filled on the basis of the final result of CSS 2018 exam was 466, ... Read More »

Physiotherapy: The Art of Life

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Physiotherapy The Art of Life Atif Sheikh It was a day in the year 2013 that I suddenly started feeling a strange pain. Although it was not so intense, it nagged me persistently. This pain, which would start from just below the shoulders and extend to the upper chest, kept me rattled especially during the nighttime. It restricted the movement ... Read More »

WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES

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WORLD NUCLEAR FORCES The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) launched, on June 17, the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, said, “A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear ... Read More »

Education in FY 2018-19

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Education in FY 2018-19 The literacy rate increased by 1.6pc to 62.3pc in 2017-18, from 60.7pc in 2014-15, according to the Economic Survey of Pakistan launched on Monday. The survey stated: “Pakistan social and living standards measurement (PSLM) survey could not be conducted in 2016-17 and 2017-18 on account of ‘Population & Housing Census in 2017’. However, according to Labour ... Read More »

China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle

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China-Russia-Pakistan Triangle The Trio can shift the world’s power dynamics The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit was held in Kyrgyzstan, and China, Russia and Pakistan were all in attendance. The three countries are showing signs of growing closer since the summit, which could change the power dynamics of the world. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood ... Read More »

A Synopsis of the current Muslim world

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A Synopsis of the current Muslim world When the Age of Enlightenment began in the West, dark clouds moved in over Islamic countries. This age rapidly led to a series of innovations in various fields, from politics and administration to economics and technology, and eventually brought about peace and harmony for Western countries. The strengthening of the Western industry and ... Read More »

Think Availing the Tax Amnesty

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Think Availing the Tax Amnesty No place to hide! Bilal Hassan In view of a largely undocumented economy, the government has introduced a tax amnesty to enable all citizens of Pakistan, except public office holders and their dependents, to declare their undeclared assets and incomes. Under this amnesty, taxable persons may declare benami assets, foreign liquid assets, bank accounts, undisclosed ... Read More »