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September Issue 2018

Editorial

Our issue this month looks at some of the long term but crucial challenges that Pakistan needs to address urgently for its survival and...
international

Pakistan: New approach needed for leveraging international financial resources

Pakistan has had a long history of engaging with international financial institutions (IFIs) including the multilateral banks, IMF, UN agencies, bi-lateral aid outfits, professional...
education in Pakistan

The state of education in Pakistan – Ali Moeen Nawazish

The importance of education cannot be overstated; as a great equalizer and a foundation for the future of any developing country. The world has...
Penetration

Penetration in Pakistan current State of Broadband and the way forward

Most of the emerging technologies at the heart of the fourth industrial revolution cannot be enabled without high-speed broadband proliferation. Whether it is Virtual...
Asad

Asad Umar: Man in the eye of the storm..!

GVS Magazine Desk | Editors of Global Village Space sat down for an exclusive discussion with Asad Umar, Pakistan's new Finance Minister. We realize that...
India

Can India and Pakistan cooperate on water?

In 2010, I was working with an organization that hosted a conference on water issues. The rhetoric on the Indus was being tapped by...
scarcity

Water Scarcity: Pakistan’s dire condition

Pakistan is expected to ‘run dry’ by 2025 and according to a recent IMF report, the country is ranked third in the world among...
Water

Grand Vision for Pakistan’s Water Future

Some sticky, slippery and volatile hydrocarbons, sitting deep in the geological formations for millions of years, suddenly found their worth when ignited by internal...
Pakistan

Pakistan Dam Building: Lack of Leadership, Incompetence, Political Bickering and Mismanagement

Pakistan is a country with great natural water resources, having rivers, lakes, streams, glaciers, rainwater, and floodwater. Implementation of Water Containment and Water Management...

Un-poisoning the chalice! – Manish Tiwari

Pakistan has a new government under the stewardship of the Oxford-educated cricketer turned politician Imran Khan. The new PTI led coalition government consists of...
War

U.S. Foreign Policy: The failure of perpetual war against the Muslim World

War has become the hallmark of America’s relations with the Muslim world. Every intervention seems to create more harm than good, triggering new military...
on

Global War on Terror: Al-Qaeda or extension of geopolitics?

I was in Kabul, covering the tumultuous trial of eight Shelter Now International (SNI) workers at the Supreme Court, when we heard the news...
Small

Cost of US-China Rivalry for Pakistan – Andrew Small

GVS Magazine Desk | Andrew Small is a senior transatlantic fellow with the Asia program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He...
Coke Studio

Coke Studio – Sound of the Nation

GVS Magazine Desk | When Coke Studio began as a concert show back in 2008, few would have predicted that it could have the kind...
transgender

Interview with Marvia Malik – Pakistan’s first transgender anchorperson

GVS Magazine Desk | GVS: You are known as Marvia Malik, the first transgender anchor person in Pakistan, how does that feel? Marvia Malik: Not only...
Hai

Parwaaz Hai Junoon – A Tribute to Pakistan Airforce

GVS Magazine Desk | Haseeb Hassan’s Parwaaz Hai Junoon has the distinction of being the first Pakistani aerial combat-war romantic film. Anchored by a strong...
Stayameva Jayate

Stayameva Jayate

GVS Magazine Desk | It was 2003 when John Abraham first burst into Indian Cinema with Jism. His debut feature earned him a Filmfare Award...
Mission

Mission Impossible is back with the bang!

News Desk | 22 years after the Mission Impossible series first launched, we are reminded why it was made in the first place, with the...