Mushtaq Jumma

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The writer is an ex PIA having at my credit 20 years Aviation experience of different departments of the airline including MIS, Ramp, Passenger Handling, Situation Room, HR, and staff duty etc. He can be reached at: mushtaqjumma@hotmail.com.

The ‘Electables’ in Imran Khan’s PTI

Imran Khan while addressing his first big show in Karachi said that he was proud of the worker who sold his mobile to bear...

The suffering of masses by fake medicines

While coordinating relief work at the Domestic Cargo section at Karachi airport during the 2005 earthquake, I encountered various traders who would send bulk...

Op-ed: why is there a sudden increase in International air carrier operations in Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic has started operations in Pakistan courtesy to the European Union ban on PIA flights though much cheered in power corridors as if...

Op-ed: Innocent children in Pakistan at mercy of lustful men

The vulnerability of Pakistani children Saeed-ur-Rahman, a kid from Landhi, a poor suburban locality of Karachi, was canned on hands by his teacher daily while...

Freedom of speech or hate speech: Where do you draw the line?

Provocation Zinedine Zidane, the greatest French footballer has scored in both World Cup Finals France has ever reached. In the year 1998 he helped France...

Pakistani governments must back Pakistan army as it battles bigger security threats outside

Aamir Khan, my first cousin, was an army Lance Naik (a non-commissioned personnel), born after many years of his parents’ marriage. His father was...

Op-ed: The minimum wage dilemma in Pakistan

Standing in a queue along with other beggars at Seylani, a charity food giver in Karachi, Pakistan, he was in a shabby uniform of...

A brief history of the iconic Roosevelt Hotel

For over 90 years, The Roosevelt Hotel has stood as an example of New York City pomp and prestige through its spectacular historic building...

Op-ed: The untrustworthy oath commissioner

The Oath Commissioners in Pakistan are the most untrustworthy and abundantly available source of getting one’s claims verified no matter if they are valid...

PIA, Reko Diq & K Electric: Mistakes made while contracting with foreign companies

He was an ex-PAF, a PIA jumbo pilot, and above all, a known upright, honest man who, while signing any paper was so detail-oriented...

The most loss incurring factor of Pakistani government organizations like PIA

While I was Manager Hotel Contracts from 2012 to 2014 for PIA having had to manage 1700 Million Rupees worth of international contracts every...

PIA: Little known causes of downfall and the way forward

Leaving behind talks of the past glory of the monopoly era, PIA still has two most enviable assets i.e. World Routes and Name recognition. Little...

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