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Reforming the Reformers in Balochistan

Reforming the Reformers in Balochistan

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

The Chief Minister’s Policy Reforms Unit (CMPRU) has been hailed as a revolutionary step of the Balochistan chief minister by many analysts. QUETTA — The Chief Minister’s Policy Reforms Unit (CMPRU) is an autonomous organization established in 2013 to provide research-based policy support to the Balochistan government. A discovery of errors in its recent publications and structural flaws prove that CMPRU needs reforms. On December 8, 2014 CMPRU launched a set of publications that it has […]

January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Balochistan, Pakistan, Politics
Peshawar Attack Exposes Pakistani Denial

Peshawar Attack Exposes Pakistani Denial

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Ignorance and lack of awareness has made Pakistanis gullible and vulnerable to accept any agenda as plain truth. On the fateful day of December 16, 2014, when Pakistan was remembering the tragedy of losing its Eastern Wing; another tragedy took place. Seven armed terrorists motivated by religious zeal, wreaked havoc in a school in Peshawar and killed 132 children and nine staff members. Pakistan has suffered many gruesome terrorist attacks during the last 13 years […]

January 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Pakistan, Politics, South Asia
Reko Diq Gold Mines: A Complicated Matter

Reko Diq Gold Mines: A Complicated Matter

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

As the drama related to Reko Diq unfolds, the poor and deprived people of Balochistan remain hopeful that the precious resources will be used to their benefit. Reko Diq is a town located in the Chagai district of Pakistan. This town contains gold and cooper reserves which are estimated to value over $260 billion. In 1993, the exploration and extraction license of these mines were given to Tethyan Copper Company (TCC). In 2011, Government of […]

December 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Balochistan, Business, Economics, Pakistan
Four Polio Workers, Including Three Women, Killed In Quetta

Four Polio Workers, Including Three Women, Killed In Quetta

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Barbarity continues unabated as militants kill polio workers in Quetta, Pakistan. QUETTA — Unidentified militants killed four polio workers, including 3 women and wounded three others, in the eastern bypass locality of Quetta city on Wednesday. Eyewitness accounts say the vehicle of polio campaigners was intercepted by militants and masked men opened fire on the vehicle indiscriminately. According to the account of a survivor, the government had not provided any security to the polio team. […]

November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Health, Pakistan
The Roots of Corruption in Pakistani Politics

The Roots of Corruption in Pakistani Politics

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Corruption has become a norm in Pakistani politics and accountability is an after thought. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is one of the oldest and most prominent political parties in Pakistan’s 67 year. PPP was formed by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto on Nov. 30, 1967. The first general elections in Pakistan were held in 1970, 23 years after independence. PPP emerged as the leading party in the western wing of Pakistan, by using the slogan of Roti, […]

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Pakistan, Politics
Remembering Baloch Poet Gul Khan Naseer

Remembering Baloch Poet Gul Khan Naseer

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

Balochistan Chief Minister announced that an international conference will be held to honor the literary works of poet Gul Khan Naseer. Gul Khan Naseer was a notable poet of Balochi, Brahvi and Urdu. He was a contemporary of Faiz Ahmad Faiz and Habib Jalib. Born in 1914, Gul Khan Naseer became a provincial minister, wrote many books on history and authored several collections of poetry. He died in in 1983. “Baloch youth should study Gul […]

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Culture, Pakistan, poetry
The Double Standards of Balochistan’s Chief Minister

The Double Standards of Balochistan’s Chief Minister

By Adnan Aamir, Freelance Researcher, Analyst and Columnist
Location Pakistan Pakistan

The people of Balochistan will continue to suffer as long as people like Dr. Malik continue to be their Chief Minster. Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, Chief Minister of Balochistan visited flood hit areas in Multan on 17th September. He was greeted by his counterpart in Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif. At the occasion Dr. Malik gave a cheque of Rs. 100 million and 3 truckloads as aid for the flood victims of Punjab. Helping anyone at the […]

September 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Balochistan, Pakistan, Politics