April 2009

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PAKISTAN

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan
We are living in an interconnected and interdependent world. The chess board of international politics is being played for nothing but to gain more geo-political strength and geo-strategic inroads. It is a game of power, possession and exploration of all possibilities. It is initiated to achieve hegemony and practically defuse harmony. It has repercussions which is multidimensional too. It may create regional equilibrium or belligerence. Ethic, morality, legality, and even democracy are the secondary consideration in the unending game of power. Socio-economic constraints, geo-political compulsions and above all geo-strategic concerns/requirements always compel the countries to initiate different strategic developments to protect their national interests, strategic assets and sovereignty.Read More »STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PAKISTAN

Profit rate on Pakistan national saving schemes cut by 1.5% from 1-Apr-09

LAHORE: The government on Tuesday decided to lower the profit rates on various national saving schemes by 1.5 percent, a private TV channel reported on Tuesday.slashed from 14.53 percent to 13.20 percent. The rates on five-year maturity regular income certificates have been cut to 13.60 percent from the previous 15 percent, while the saving account rate has been decreased by one percent to 9 percent.Read More »Profit rate on Pakistan national saving schemes cut by 1.5% from 1-Apr-09