Category: Opinions

GB province: a CPEC prerequisite

THE Pakistan government is projecting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a panacea to all its problems, one which will result in unprecedented nationwide prosperity. Undoubtedly, an investment of the proposed scale and a project completed within a limited time frame is welcome, but a cautionary note is in order: mega projects of this […]

The outdated system of education!!!

Eid Hussain Albert Einstein once said that everybody is a genius, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it would leave the whole life believing that it   is stupid. Today our modern day education system kills the children creativity. Everything have changed, as in the past people were using animals […]

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor winds through Gilgit-Baltistan

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could address Pakistan’s energy shortfall and prove to be a game-changer for the Gilgit-Baltistan region but lo Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region is frequently in the news these days and it is not for its mouth-watering cherries and dried apricots. The much touted USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) will be passing through […]

CPEC and Gilgit–Baltistan

Some are calling the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as the China-Punjab Economic Corridor, while some are seeing it as a game-changer for the entire region. Every province is striving within and outside the parliament to become a major beneficiary or at least a beneficiary of the project, except Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), which is the gateway to […]

No space for GB on CPEC table

Standing as a reincarnation of the historical old silk route, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is defined as a game changer. China has pledged to invest $46 billion in a highway network from Khunjrab to Gwadar, energy projects and the establishment of economic zones. The stated policy of the Pakistan government is to spread the […]

‘Almost’ Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan in a constitutional limbo

Thanks to a host of political and legal reasons there are territories which, despite being part of Pakistan for most intents and purposes, remain in a constitutional limbo Gilgit-Baltistan: In two minds Every few years, the debate is repeated without any definitive conclusion: is Gilgit-Baltistan constitutionally part of Pakistan or not? or the people of […]