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Some Suggestions to Improve Transit Trade

Transit Trade

Pakistan has always aspired to support the regional connectivity network and that is where Pakistan’s policy and CAREC’s programme and vision are in sync with each other. If you increase the capacity – infrastructural capacity, IT capacity, human capacity and all the things that are of import to any border terminal – the flow of cargo is going to be …

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On Water Conservation

Water Conservation

There are a great many reasons behind the depleting water resources in Pakistan; however, the one that is often ignored is unnecessary pumping of underground water. The problem of water scarcity in our country has gained momentum over the past several years. The underground water table has fallen into a danger zone but, unfortunately, the concerned authorities seem to be …

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How to Earn More FOREIGN EXCHANGE

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Pakistan is one of the largest cotton-producing countries in the world – actually the fourth biggest having a share of 9.5 percent, as per 2017 figures. After the creation of Pakistan, industrial estates were established in different parts of the country where numerous categories of industries would operate. Textile industry was given top priority in establishing various types of mills …

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How to Create Millions of Jobs

How to Create Millions of Jobs

Plant the miracle Moringa tree for 1 million jobs, 25 million trees and Rs. 126 million revenue Pakistan is an agricultural country. It has the distinction of having the largest contiguous gravity flow irrigation system in the world – consisting of three reservoirs (Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma), 19 barrages, 12 huge inter-link canals, 59,200km of irrigation canals and over 1.6 …

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How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

How can we improve Public Service Delivery?

The government is meant to be elected by the people, and to serve them in return. Every government would claim adherence to this notion but when you talk to the common people, the picture you get is exactly the opposite. Most people don’t think that governments listen to, or care about, them or that the government will solve their problems. …

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Responding to the US threats

Responding to the US threats

In spite of all its machinations, the United States of America has failed to vanquish Pakistan. Now, nothing can happen. When lethal terrorist outfits like TTP, BLA, Al-Qaeda and others, who had their presence from Karachi to Peshawar and from Gwadar to Lahore, could not weaken Pakistan, what would they do now with only a few hundred survivors? When President …

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ELECTIONS 2018

ELECTIONS 2018

It’s time to hold our leaders accountable Democracy, rule of the people, is comprised of complex webs of accountabilities between people and those who use power to govern on their behalf. Democratic accountability is comprised of justifications for these uses of power, combined with distributions of empowerments in such a way that those affected can sanction its use. Key problems …

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Climate Change

Climate Change

Today’s most daunting challenge Today, the phenomenon of climate change has become one of the most critical global issues, and is soon going to be the biggest challenge faced by the humans. Some of the drivers of climate change include deforestation, infrastructural developments, transmission of increased CO2 emissions, burning of trash, growing number of vehicles and setting up of automobile …

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The Curse of SMOKING

The Curse of SMOKING

SAY NO TO TOBACCO Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream where they are blown out to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made of tobacco leaves which contain nicotine and collection of other hazardous compounds that cause cancer. Tobacco smoke contains the pestilential gases including carbon monoxide and …

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End Plastic Pollution

End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day 2018 Every year on 22nd April, the world celebrates the Earth Day in order to raise awareness on the importance of our earth and the issues and problems it is faced with. The idea of celebrating the Day was propounded by 3 key people: former US Senator Gaylord Nelson, peace activist John McConnell, and Denis Hayes. Earth Day …

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