Historical chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs. US dollar

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.   In my personnel opinion, …

SINGLING OUT PAKISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER Is there anything like true-love in relations among countries internationally? No! there is nothing like that. Internationally, the relationship between two countries revolves only around interests and benefits and nothing else. Friends of today might be foes of tomorrow and enemies of yesterday might be friends of today. …

Bravo Azerbaijan and Coward Armenian

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The Republic of Azerbaijan is a brave country which people have been fighting against illegal occupation and brutality of Armenia since 1994. Most recent continued killing of innocent children once again shows Armenia crimes against humanity and serious violation of international law. Despite the announcement of …

HATS OFF TO BURHAN WANI

ALI SUKHANVER Every year the Annual ISNA Convention brings together thousands of Muslims and people of other faiths from all over the world. This year the 55th Convention took place from June 30 to July 3, 2017 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL, USA. ISNA stands …

Armenian again gone mad

Mehmood Ul Hasan Khan Armenia, the illegal occupant of 25 percent territory of Azerbaijan has once again gone mad. On July 4, Armenian armed forces started deliberate attacking on civilians and civilian objects of the Alkhanli village of Fizuli region of Azerbaijan by opening fire 82 and 120 mm mortars …

2nd Cyprus Conference 2017

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Most recently, the five-party conference was held at the Conference on Cyprus in Crans Montana, Switzerland. The five party conference was held under the auspices of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with the participation of President Mustafa Akıncı, Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades, guarantor countries …

Energy Charter Forum 2017

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Most recently, the Energy Charter Forum titled “Towards a Multilateral Framework Agreement on Transit of Energy Resources” was jointly organized by the International Energy Charter and the Government of Turkmenistan on April 30-31 2017. During the energy charter forum the development of the Framework Agreement on …

PAKISTAN’S FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

ALI SUKHANVER Some people suggest that Pakistan must say good-bye to Afghan affairs. In other words they suggest that Pakistan must let Afghanistan burn in fire of intrigues and conspiracies and must ignore the sorry plight of those whom Pakistan has been entertaining and accommodating for more than thirty years. …

JUST THINK OF KHALISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER The Sikhs and the Muslims were never ever at loggerheads but I personally have never been able to understand why the Sikhs joined hands together with the Hindus at the time of partition in slaughter and slay of the Muslims. It seems they had fallen into the dirty …