The first National Internal Security Policy, presented in Parliament earlier this year, points out that “there were problems within some madrasas which have spread extremism.” The policy also states: “A large number of terrorists, either are, or have been students …more
Live discussion: Does the National Internal Security Policy offer viable solutions to the problem of militancy?
After eight months of preparation, the first National Internal Security Policy (NISP), aimed at combating extremism, was presented in Parliament about three weeks ago. The policy comes on the heels of on-again, off-again dialogue between the government and the Tehreek-e-Taliban …more
Pakistan is among the countries most vulnerable to climate change. The Global Climate Risk Index, an annual report prepared by the German non-government organisation Germanwatch, has ranked Pakistan among the three most affected nations worldwide for three consecutive years since …more
A number of artistic and cultural activities in Pakistan receive support from abroad, financially as well as with positive press coverage. The latest example of this trend is Burka Avenger, an animated series that has won accolades from foreign commentators …
Cabinet formations have always been preceded and succeeded by a debate on the criteria for choosing ministers. Many people argue that those heading ministries such as finance and commerce, science and technology, health and education should be experts in their …more