M Zafar Khan Safdar

  • Pakistan is one of the fastest urbanising countries in South Asia and the share of urban population has risen from 17% in 1951 to 37% in 2010 and to 39.7% in 2017 with annual rate of urban change at 2.77%. Projections show that in next 10 to 15 years half of the population will be living in urban ...

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  • I still remember my professor Iqbal Tajik who during a lecture on diplomacy in the postgraduate class back in late 90s, compared it with nations’ chess-board meant to play power games based on calculations. His brilliant definition calling “diplomacy as the art of saying good doggie ...

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  • Pakistan is a developing country and most of its population lives in undesirable circumstances. A large number of people in our country do not have proper place to live, this miserable condition has given birth to a large number of beggars and needy people to survive on the charities. The economic ...

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  • They say there is a reason, They say that time will heal, But neither time nor reason, Will change the way I feel, No-one knows the heartache, That lies behind my smile, No-one knows how many times, I have broken down and cried, I want to tell you something, So there won’t be any doubt, ...

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  • A year has passed but it still seems like yesterday and the people of Pakistan have not forgotten the nightmare that was unfolded on this day last year. The December 16 attack on the Army Public School (APS)in Peshawar was the worst terrorist act in Pakistan’s history that claimed the lives ...

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