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Opinions: The Imran Effect

By Prithwi Tilak Banerjee-During Pakistan’s election drive, Imran Khan spoke more about corruption, than international relations. But whenever he talked about other nations taking part in the regional politics, it was in an accusatorial tone, mostly to blame international players for machination against him, and Pakistan. That might have been …

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The scourge of corruption

By Fazaila Shad-Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. —– Machiavelli This Machiavelli’s dictum has been validated by history and current events. it is remarkable to note that due to the international interference and manipulation, the very same people we label as corrupt, come back to govern us after a …

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The Story of a Chinese Committed to Human Development

By Liu Jinsong, Chinese Ambassador to Kabul-On 4 July, H.E. Mr. Shahzad Aryobee, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, and I hosted a reception for H.E. Mr. Zhao Houlin, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). I used to host many receptions in the Embassy, but this is the …

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Blessing is in peace

By Mohammad Ehsan Panjshiri-Peace is a sacred, pretty and valuable in the life of human being and is considered very important, because people can have co-existence, calm and joyful life in the light of peace and away from the inauspicious incidents of war. The results of the past four-decade war …

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Confronting Afghanistan’s environmental challenges

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam,-This essay presents in brief the major environmental challenges that threaten the lives and quality of life of the Afghan people, whether rich or poor, powerful or humble.  Several international organizations have meticulously studied and reported on the breadth and seriousness of environmental degradation Afghans face …

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Imperatives to Improve Afghanistan, India Business linkages: A policy perspective

By Mr. Shokrullah Amiri: SHOKRULLAH AMIRI, HEAD OF PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT AT PRESIDENT OF AFGHANISTAN’S OFFICE WRITES ON THE IMPERATIVES TO IMPROVE AFGHANISTAN-INDIA BUSINESS LINKAGES The objective here is to emphasize the imperatives to strengthen Afghanistan-India business linkages by relying on the friendly bilateral relationship, which is yet to prosper in …

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