Terroristan - July 27, 2018

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Vips » 07 Oct 2018 00:29

GOI should ensure that upcoming devaluation of Pakistani rupee does not give much advantage to Pakistani exports (textile, rice, leather etc) and is nullified by suitable measure to make Indian exports more competitive. This would be a double whammy for the Shitistanis. They would be paying more for imports but not be able to earn extra in its traditional export items.

India should also make sure that the GSP + status it got for duty free exports to EU countries is not renewed. Mickey Mouse Singh government had given NOC and allowed porkis get that advantage 5 years back and that was a huge mistake.

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby anupmisra » 07 Oct 2018 00:37

Why was this guy bleating about India this and India that when this is what he has to say now:

Pak-US ties should not be viewed only through Afghan or Indian lens: FM Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday that the relations between the United States and Pakistan should not be seen only through the perspective of the Afghan issue or the ties with India.
Qureshi said he had tried to make his American counterparts realise that "it will not be appropriate to view our relations going as far back as seven decades from the Afghan perspective or the Indian lens".
The foreign minister said he had neither gone to the US to seek aid nor was it part of any of the talks. He iterated that the funds for Pakistan cancelled by Washington earlier this year were "reimbursement, not aid". :rotfl:


https://www.dawn.com/news/1437228/pak-u ... fm-qureshi

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Peregrine » 07 Oct 2018 00:41

Where angels fear to tread - M Ziauddin

It is wrong to pass a verdict one way or the other on the performance of the PTI-led coalition government on its efforts to grapple with the immediate and urgent during its first 45 days in power. One would not even like to make a judgment on its first 100 days for which it has set itself seemingly highly ambitious targets.

In developing countries in-coming governments, no matter of what kind are welcomed with open arms by the teeming millions hoping perhaps the new comers would bring in the much awaited change for the better. But the honeymoon period lasts only for a few months and at best a couple of years if its spin doctors are capable enough.

But no matter what little they succeed in doing, it does not take much for the incoming governments to lose credibility in due course of time which invariably means a year or two. This does not happen because governments do not make sincere efforts to deliver on their promises but because of chronic resource constraints they face and the wide-spread multitude of have-nots these countries are burdened with.

The PTI-led coalition government of Prime Minister Imran Khan looks decidedly sincere in delivering on its promises. But its spin doctors do not seem all that capable. From day one they seem to be venturing where angels fear to tread.

Setting up task forces for finding solutions to the multitude of problems facing the country is not a substitute for solutions. So, the spin doctors of the PTI would like to go slow on promoting the exercise of re-inventing the wheels as some kind of panacea.

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a product of bilateral agreement between China and Pakistan. There is no room for a third party in the design of the CPEC accord but no country, not even the US nor India is barred from investing in any project along the Corridor. Saudis too are welcome. And since most of the oil that would pass through the Corridor on way to China is likely to be that of the Kingdom’s, it is but logical for Riyadh to think of putting up a refinery in Gwadar, say, at a cost of $8 billion. That would take at least five to six years to complete. But then perhaps its self-confessed protector, the US, would not like it at all.

Also the PTI spin doctors should desist from creating the false impression that the Kingdom is all set to invest its billions in Pakistan starting with a windfall offer of $10 billion to bailout the country from its immediate debt and trade balance obligations.

And mind you, if we are planning to go to the IMF we had better not talk about Saudi oil facility on deferred payment because if we get that facility, the IMF is out for good at least for the period the facility would be available.

Let us also be clear on the matter of quid pro quo if at all we decide to ask for Saudi bailout. Prime Minister Imran Khan has already said that we are not going to fight other peoples’ wars any more. The Kingdom which is at war in Yemen and Syria, on the other hand, is not in a position economically to offer us ‘free lunches’.

Over the past two years, massive capital flight amounting to as much as $150 billion is said to have taken place from Saudi Arabia. Wealthy Saudis reportedly believe their bank accounts are now being monitored. Small cash transfers have been questioned by government officials. Larger transfers are said to have been blocked outright. Efforts to exchange Saudi riyals for other currencies have allegedly been denied. I O W no Monies from either Saudi Arabia or China!

The flight of money out of KSA is said to have coincided with a collapse of incoming investment. A report issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in June provided the details. In 2017, new FDI is said to have plunged to a 14-year low. Since 2016 alone, FDI is said to have dropped more than 80 per cent — making Vision 2030’s target of attracting $18.7 billion in FDI by 2020 appear to be unrealistic.

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby anupmisra » 07 Oct 2018 00:41

Another promise by I'm the Dim that he does not intend to keep.

PM Khan promises CPEC review to address Balochistan’s grievances

"Centre will work with Balochistan as a partner," Khan said during his meeting with members of the Balochistan cabinet in Quetta. "We will not make any such promise for which we may have to excuse later on."
He blamed the country’s financial woes to massive borrowing by the previous governments.


https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/37747 ... grievances

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Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Peregrine » 07 Oct 2018 01:23

On the beaten track – Hussain H Zaidi
The economy is in a hole and the government seems to be at a loss on how to pull it out. Being on the prowl to cut down on spending, the ruling party is selling some of the PM Office’s most ‘precious’ assets – buffaloes and cars.
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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 01:40

Now Immy Is Peddling "Naya Balochistan" For The "Suppressed Balochis"

PM Imran promises ‘Naya Balochistan’ in first visit to Quetta
Oct 6, 2018

QUETTA. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday vowed that the federal government will facilitate the Balochistan government through all means to raise human development level of the residents of the southwestern Pakistani province and set out on the journey to build a “Naya Balochistan”.
“We will be there for you, whenever you need [us],” PM Khan assured Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal in his address during his maiden official visit to Quetta since assuming office.The Centre will provide the capacity that Balochistan lacks to bring about development that the province has long awaited, he added.
By enticing Pakjabis and "encouraging" them to settle in Balochistan and thus making the local Balochis a minority in their own province. !
The premier highlighted Gwadar and its role in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an “opportunity” that can bring immense benefits for the province if it is utilized wisely. He noted that 800,000 acres of land can be used for agricultural purposes if Balochistan is given its water share ( by the Pakjabis of Taunsa Barrage !) through the Kachhi Canal.
Later, the PM and the Balochistan CM with key federal ministers visited the Pakistan Army’s Headquarters Southern Command at Quetta Cantt. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa received the PM at the Quetta Air Base to review the security situation of the province.
Did he discuss the question of "missing persons" with Pajwa :roll:
The premier was given a detailed briefing on Balochistan’s security situation, challenges and responses. He was also briefed about the Khushal Balochistan socio-economic development program, (what an Orwellian name !) the security of China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects and the progress of fencing along the Pak-Afghan border, according to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations.
According to the ISPR, Gen Bajwa said that after the attainment of stability in the troubled areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the military’s focus has shifted to Balochistan, “the economic future of Pakistan”. IOW, more aerial bombing, more throwing "terrorists" from helicopters , more displacing of locals on the excuse of road building, denying fishing grounds to the locals of Gwadar etc etc
“The PM said that through a comprehensive national effort, cooperation between federal and provincial governments and the assistance of the army, we shall realise the true potentials of Balochistan. ( code for exploiting Baluchi natural wealth- like Sui Gas - for the benefit of Pakjabis! ) He said that only a cohesive national effort shall, God willing, take the provinces and the country to a destination of peace, progress and prosperity,” the ISPR statement read.
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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 01:59

CJP Nisar Now "Goes After " One Of The Biggest Multinational Companies In The Whole World : NESTLE !

CJP says Nestle Pakistan lacks water quality standards
Oct 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD – The Chief Justice of Pakistan justice Saqib Nisar said on Saturday that he has left drinking water by Nestle Pakistan which lacks minerals and ingredients necessary for healthy water.
No one is "forcing" Saquib to buy Nestle !
The CJP remarked in a case pertaining to a forensic audit of operations of a private mineral water company and quality check of all major bottled water brands.
The top judge said the water sold by mineral water company is not according to the water quality standards and it lacks all that is written on the bottle.
CJP Nisar is "exercising his authority" through his "loose mouth" :mrgreen:
Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading a two-member bench, issued the order while hearing Suo Motu case pertaining to the alleged exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry.
he issue came up during the hearing of a case related to drying up of the Katas Raj pond due to consumption of a huge amount of water by nearby cement factories through drill bores.
The Katas Raj pond, of course is the property of The Hindu Temple (near Chakwal ) now seized by the Paki Govt . The Paki Govt is openly exploiting the water resources of this Holy Temple . And the CJP of Pakiland has the temerity to blame Nestle Pakistan for this ! Shameless CJP !
A lawyer for the federal government informed the court that the mineral water companies pay the government 25 paisa per litre of water, while selling it for Rs50 per litre.
Doubt that the money for this is going to benefit the Temple in any way ! In these days of financial squeeze, the Honorable Dishonorable CJP is trying squeeze anything he can from NESTLE :evil:
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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 02:17

Incest "Permissible" In Malsi :roll:

Man accused of marrying step daughter in Haripur
Oct 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD – A man facing charges of marrying stepdaughter came out in public after the Supreme Court today (Saturday) heard the petition of a woman who accused her husband of marrying her daughter.A two-member bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmad heard a petition of Sher Bano Kazmi who alleged that her husband, Waris Ali Shah, 28 has married to her daughter Sumaira Ali without divorcing her. Sher Bano moved to SC after a high court allowed Sumaira,21 to go either with her mother or her husband.
IMO, there may be Hadiths which may support this kind of an marriage between father and step daughter. Better to consult the Mullahs (of Pakiland and Saudia ,) who are probably the "experts" in this sort of a thing , however unnatural this may seem to the Non - Maslic world . Did not PBUH himself became a husband of a 10 year old ?
In November, Sherbano, a resident of Haripur, had filed an application in the court stating that Waris Ali Shah, who had married and stayed with her for nine months, had eloped and registered a nikah with her daughter.
Should this case not be heard in Sharia Court instead of Paki Supreme Court :roll:
Bano expressed that she married to her servant, Waris Ali, for the protection after the death of her husband, alleging that Waris Ali after a few months married to her elder daughter Sumaira.
Definitely getting more confusing ! So, it implies that Waris was "after" Sumaira and did not "care" about Sherbano . This is what happens in a society ( like Pakistan !) where women are treated like chattels :evil:
She said that this was an illegal act and asked the court to handover Sumaira to her.Sumaira, on the other hand, claims that she was adopted by Bano, so there is no issue of Shah marrying me.
Father of Waris Ali claimed that his son has married Sumaira after divorcing Bano and he just want to take Sumaira with him.
The father now "jumps into the fray" ! What a mess !
Justice Gulzar remarked that such cases do not put a good impact on society, he is listening to the case just because it was his duty.After listening to the arguments of both sides, the court allowed Sumaira to go with her in-laws and ordered police to ensure the protection of Sumaira Bibi. Bano while talking to media outside the court said that she wanted justice as she had three children, adding that Waris also borrowed Rs 4.5 million from her for business.

Bano should get herself a decent and a honest lawyer ( may be hard !) and ask the lawyer to make a written case ( affidavit and docs ) and present it in person to " Human Rights" Minister Madame Jalebi . Maybe, something may come out of it . What a mess, what a country which permits this sort of a nonsense in the name of "religion" :mrgreen:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 02:36

Bad New For The Proponents Of Colonizing Pakistan To Enrich China ( AKA C.P.EC) . Immy Says That He Is Reviewing All Projects ! :mrgreen:

CPEC projects being reviewed, confirms PM Imran Khan
Oct 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has confirmed that PTI government is reviewing the CPEC projects.
PM Khan on Saturday said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was being reviewed afresh to safeguard rights of all the provinces. He said this while chairing a meeting of Balochistan provincial cabinet in Quetta

Immy and his "advisors and experts " may review the same , hundred times - with a fine tooth comb , as he wishes . If the Agreements are in black and white and signed both by the GOP and the Chinese Govt And/or Enterprises, there is nothing much he can do about it, unless he can prove fraud, deceit, coercion, breach of contract etc etc by the "shrewd Chinis" . Otherwise , he is stuck with it, however lopsided it may be in favour of the Chinese . The results are there for all to see. The Chinese have "cleaned out" the Paki Treasury and the "gamechanger" CPEC ( Colonizing Pakistan To Enrich China ) has lived up to its name :twisted:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 02:56

Re : CPEC . The Chinis "Throw Some Sop" To "Angry Immy" And Naya Pakistan :mrgreen:

China has made a good offer to Pakistan
Oct 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD - China has made a big offer to Pakistan to increase its trade with China and reduce the trade deficit.
China is set to hold its first-ever high-profile trade event in its business capital, Shanghai next month and has invited Pakistan to take benefit of it for overcoming the trade deficit in bilateral trade.
It will be a golden opportunity for Pakistani producers and exporters to enhance their export to China by taking part in this event, China International Import Expo (CIIE), sources said on Saturday. Pakistan has already been granted a status of ‘Guest of Honour’.
Guest of Honour Status may massage the ego of the Pakis for at least a few days, but the "trade deficit" headache is not going to go away for the next , at least a dozens of year :mrgreen:
“We expect Pakistan’s participation in the CIIE in a big way. It will be a great opportunity for the Pakistani traders to explore the Chinese market and enhance their export to China ,” said an official of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation.
How many towels, footballs , or shirts and pants can Pakistan export to China . Chinese fishing boats in and around Gwadar are already depleting the Arabian Sea of fish, shrimp, oysters, sea urchins, sea weeds, octopus and anything that moves in the water . And the same is being shipped either in container ships or via Air for the hungry Hans Chinese . Paki wild boars, Paki snakes and Paki donkeys -( for donkey chow mein ) will soon be joining the endangered List of the UN :mrgreen:
Chinese Envoy in Islamabad Yao Jing had stated earlier that the CIIE could help Pakistan to overcome trade imbalance between the two countries. He added that the Chinese embassy in Islamabad will be fully facilitating the Pakistani businessmen to avail the opportunity. :D
The damage is already done !. The horse has left the stable ! Does not matter if the stable door is locked now ! :mrgreen:
According to the sources, the CIIE is the world's first large-scale exhibition to be centred on imports. Driven by continued supply-side structural reform and the comprehensive implementation of innovation-driven development strategies in recent years, China is in the process of developing a new form of consumption-led economic growth.
Buzz words nothing else , IMO :mrgreen:

PS: Imran has come out with a statement that he is reviewing CPEC Project ( wtf that means :roll: )

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 03:41

"Respected" Paki Journo Rahimullah Yusufzai Pens A "Comfort Letter " To The Paki Awaam With Regard To Gamechanger CPEC :mrgreen:

The game-changing part
Sept 30, 2018

No talk about China-Pakistan relations nowadays is complete without mentioning the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).Such has been CPEC’s impact despite being in its initial stage that it has reinforced in economic terms the traditionally close political and security relationship between China and Pakistan. The bonding has become stronger even though China has moved on, befriended many more countries and expanded its influence across continents. However, like first love its relations with neighbouring Pakistan are special and, therefore, durable.
Massaging the ego of the Pakis, and at the same time, also extending an invitation to( Paki ) dushman India to come and join the gamechanger :mrgreen:
In Pakistan, CPEC is commonly referred to as a ‘game-changer’ even though some critics aren’t convinced.
Immy is now reviewing all CPEC projects !
When Pakistan army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited China recently, CPEC was mentioned time and again because its security in the face of multiple challenges has to be guaranteed by the security forces. He also had a meeting with President Xi Jinping, who said those opposing BRI and CPEC would never succeed as this is an initiative for peace and development not only for China and Pakistan but also the region and beyond.
The Chinis are not happy with the quality of the "security" provided them. Many of their citizens have come under attack, and some have even been killed by Baloch "terrorists". Any Pajwa gave no indication to Xi that Imran was inviting Saudia to join CPEC , without consulting the senior partner ( China !) :mrgreen:
As many as 22 projects were included in CPEC worth $57 billion, mostly in energy sector and infrastructure. A report said 13 projects have been completed while work on the remaining 13 was in progress. It was also claimed that the projects weren’t behind schedule.
Paki press reports have complained that the so -called "early harvest" of the completed projects has not happened ! And on top of that, cash outflows to Chini companies in hard currency - on account of loan repayments or for goods and services rendered on those projects - have completely wiped out the Paki Treasury :mrgreen:
The most promising aspect of CPEC as a regional connectivity project would be if it is extended to Afghanistan and the Central Asian countries were to join it. China has been pushing Afghanistan and Pakistan to resolve their disputes and improve their relations and as a reward is willing to invest more in the region, particularly in Afghanistan once peace returns and also linking the two countries further through rail and road projects. If this happens, CPEC would be a real game-changer for the region.
The "experienced" journo should know that if wishes were horses beggars would ride !

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 05:00

Herr Kobbler, Pakistan "Biggest Fan" And Also Doubling As German Amb, Appears For A Job Interview , For The Post of Tourism And Environmental Minister of Naya Pakistan :mrgreen:

“Development and environmental conservation must go hand-in-hand”
Sept 30, 2018
The News On Sunday ( TNS )
Syed Muhammad Abubakar
Interview with German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler

Herr Kobbler, German Amb is a souper -dooper fan of Pakiland . Mostly appearing in beige Shalwar Kameez, he is a well recognized figure in the gallis and bazaars of Isloo, driving his Paki folk Art painted Volkswagon beagle, eating somosas and pani puri at well known local dhabbas. In Karachi, he got himself shaved and hair cutted by a local hajam . In Isloo, he took upon himself to snap shots of a garbage dump near the German Emb And post it on his Tweeter Account. To draw the attention of Isoo Municipality to the dirt and filth of The Capital Of The First Islami Nuclear Takat . Due to this diplomatic P.R. giri, many Pakis get the "wrong impression" that German Visa ( tourist, immigration, business) is a snap . Onlee in this respect, he is very very strict and through his various Tweets that he sternly warned the Abduls ( and Ayeshas as well ) that he will not tolerate any Pakistaniyat, when it comes to visa approval . Strict rules and protocols will be followed, taking into account , the reputation of the Green Passport :mrgreen:
His fondness for Pakistan however knows no bounds . He has personally imported a Pretty German Fraulein by the name of Marion Pfennigs as Youth Amb To Pakistan
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64% of Pakistans population is under 30. That is why the German Embassy wants to reach out more to the future of #Pakistan. Our new Youth Ambassador Marion will now twitter @GERinPAK4youth
Here is the full ( job) interview of the German Amb, wherein he is applying for the post Of Tourism And Environment Minister of Pakiland !
Some excerpts ....
German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler isn’t just a diplomat but a great fan of Pakistan’s breathtaking landscape and environment. His views on environmental conservation have gained overwhelming popularity on social media, calling upon the authorities to protect natural resources from degradation. In an interview with TNS, Martin Kobler shares his views on the real Pakistan, afforestation initiatives of the government, sustainable development, water security, climate action and wildlife conservation among other issue.
The News on Sunday: How would you describe Pakistan?Martin Kobler: There are two pillars which define Pakistan; the hospitality of people and the stunning landscape. From south to north, Pakistan’s typography is amazing. It ranges from deserts to the mighty Karakoram. It offers unique potential for tourism.( Tourism Minister :roll:) However, this tourism should be eco-friendly, as wherever I go, I have observed there is a lot of plastic waste.( Environmental Minister :roll:)

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Herr Kobbler "snapped" with A Member Of The Third Sex Of Pakistan ( Aka Hijra !)

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby yensoy » 07 Oct 2018 08:25

Falijee wrote:China has made a good offer to Pakistan
It will be a golden opportunity for Pakistani producers and exporters to enhance their export to China by taking part in this event, China International Import Expo (CIIE), sources said on Saturday. Pakistan has already been granted a status of ‘Guest of Honour’.
Guest of Honour Status may massage the ego of the Pakis for at least a few days, but the "trade deficit" headache is not going to go away for the next , at least a dozens of year :mrgreen:


Chinese are masters at selling the same thing to many people.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that her country is very proud to be a guest of honor to the expo.

http://en.people.cn/n3/2018/0306/c90000-9433647.html

Germany was confirmed as one of the 12 guests of honor of the expo in July.

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/europe/2018-09/18/c_137476788.htm

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby yensoy » 07 Oct 2018 08:33

Vips wrote:GOI should ensure that upcoming devaluation of Pakistani rupee does not give much advantage to Pakistani exports (textile, rice, leather etc) and is nullified by suitable measure to make Indian exports more competitive.


Best way would be for us to buy the raw commodities (cotton, sugar, hides) from them at lower prices and do the value addition in India. NS being a wadhera/industrialist was super cooperative with us in that regard. We should be focusing on less water-intensive crops, higher quality agricultural products (fruits, organic varieties), food processing and finished textiles/garments.

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby anupmisra » 07 Oct 2018 09:32

Tax Havens say Nein/Non/No!

Tax havens refuse to cooperate with FBR

Pakistan has been unable to get much cooperation from 11 countries known as tax havens around the world to share information on offshore wealth amid a global clampdown on tax evasion.
As per the agreed list, the tax haven countries which apparently did not show willingness to share information with Pakistan are Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Mauritius, Niue, Panama and Samoa.
The only tax haven countries which showed willingness to share information about Pakistani investments are Curacao, Cyprus, Ireland, Jersey, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Seychelles and Singapore.
Switzerland has so far not offered any exchange of automatic information to Pakistan on bank accounts under the OECD convention. Though Switzerland has offered the same to 60 countries including India under the multilateral tax convention.
Switzerland had reservations about Pakistan’s system of handling of such data.


https://www.dawn.com/news/1437354/tax-h ... e-with-fbr

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Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Peregrine » 07 Oct 2018 17:27

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Seismic costs - Imaduddin Ahmed

WHEN considering investment in an infrastructure project, responsible investors or donors would ask: what is the need? What are the financial, social and environmental costs? What are the risks and the unknowns? Is the project likely to yield higher costs than benefits? Is the project the best option to address the need?

Pakistan’s judiciary and government have called upon Pakistanis to invest in the Diamer-Basha and Mohmand Dam Fund, and yet they have insufficiently addressed these questions. The Supreme Court’s online appeal is not accompanied by a feasibility study. From the outside looking in, this is a red flag.

The court explained the need in uploads to its website related to Petition 57 of 2016: a) Pakistan faces an issue of water scarcity, and b) it sees water reservoirs as essential to the survival of Pakistan’s people and economy. The Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources corroborates the former claim. The argument for reservoirs rests on the premise that insufficient storage capacity causes water shortages. These assumptions merit scrutiny.

Is it necessary to target water storage capacity when water can be used more efficiently? Agriculture accounts for more than 95 per cent of Pakistan’s water consumption, and it is being used suboptimally.

For a start, distribution losses can be as high as two-thirds along unlined watercourses. These can be curbed with lining at a fraction of the cost. Secondly, Pakistan’s portfolio of crops needs to be rethought. The government should incentivise a shift away from water-intensive crops towards drought-resistant strains and species.

If optimising water use is insufficient on its own to solve Pakistan’s looming water crisis and additional storage is needed, would construction of the Diamer-Basha and Mohmand dams be the best way of addressing that need? What would be the shortfall if existing dams were desilted, maintained and rehabilitated? What would be the shortfall of capacity needed if instead of mega dams, smaller dams, with their smaller risks and costs, were built? Savvy impact investors would need these questions answered in a publicly available feasibility study.

Among the social costs of the Diamer-Basha dam foreseen by Wapda in 2011 in a document once made available online were the dislocation of over 30,000 people, the sub­mersion of over 2,500 acres of agricultural land and the loss of many of the 33,000 prehistoric rock carvings that cannot be relocated. As a remedy to the social costs, nine model villages with amenities were envisioned for the displaced, and selected rock carvings would be moved to a museum in Chilas. Environmental costs were not mentioned.

For these, in the absence of a published feasibility study, we turn to Engineer Bashir Malik’s opinion published in The Nation in 2012. Described by King’s College geographer Daanish Mustafa as a former adviser to the World Bank and UN and “one of the most ardent supporters of dam-building in Pakis­tan”, Malik first distinguished Diamer-Basha from Tarbela and Kalabagh as “not a natural site for a storage dam”. He then proceeded to illustrate the seismic risks that the roller-compacted concrete Daimer-Basha dam would face as well as cause. The dam would be “vulnerable to cracks and leakage”.

A serious risk factor, Malik wrote, is reservoir-induced seismicity due to the immense weight of water stored behind the unprecedentedly high dam in the middle of an earthquake zone. The dam, in other words, could trigger tremors. “India’s Koyna dam induced [a] magnitude 6.4 earthquake killing 180 people in 1967 [...]”, while the Zipingpu mega dam may have been responsible for triggering a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in China in 2008, which killed 80,000 people.

Professor of Geolo­gical Sciences She­min Ge of the Uni­versity of Colorado Boulder and her co-authors have sugges­ted the same. Greater than any other financial, economic or soc­ial cost is the chance that the Diamer-Basha dam, by virtue of being a mega dam in an earthquake zone, could cause loss of life on a catastrophic scale.

If the Diamer-Basha dam were the miracle that it would have to be to justify all the risks and costs, why would CPEC or development banks not finance it? Could it be that they read the feasibility studies?

Mega projects are inherently political, acc­ording to Andrew Edkins, UCL professor of the management of complex projects. Har­v­ard international development professor Lant Pritchett predicts that policy advocates withhold information about a project’s effectiveness when they believe this information would deter support; they instead use emotive rhetoric to hoodwink prospective supporters.

One cannot doubt the sincerity of the new government or the judiciary. One does wonder, however, at the politics of the policy advocates. Pakistanis should demand answers to hard questions before they part with their money.

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 17:28

anupmisra wrote:Tax Havens say Nein/Non/No!

Tax havens refuse to cooperate with FBR

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anupmisraji :
The Swiss cooperating with India but not Pakistan . :roll: Something must not be right with Pakiland , probably Pakistaniyat, ( the trust factor, cannot rely on the words of the Pakis, the confidentiality factor, etc etc ) :mrgreen:

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 17:36

The Chinese Are Pulling The Wool Over The Locals Of Gwadar And Whitewashing The Situation , At Least IMO

Over 2,000 jobs offered to locals since operation of China overseas port holding company in Gwadar: Chairman :roll:
Oct 7, 2018
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BEIJING, Oct 7 (APP):Chief of the China overseas port holding company that is now running the port has informed that it has taken the locals onboard and offered more than 2,000 jobs including a majority of the senior positions to local people since its operation in Gwadar.
“I’m very happy to inform you that since the operation of the company in Gwadar, we have offered more than 2,000 jobs to the local people, and majority of the senior positions like marketing manager, finance manager, human resource manager are taken by the local people,” Chairman and chief executive officer of the company, Zhang Bao Zhong said in an interview appeared in the Chinese media here on Sunday. Chinese propaganda or fact, who knows !
Mubarak, who lives in Gwadar and works for the China overseas port holding company, said that the locals are expecting too much from CPEC, too soon.
A leader of the Gwadar Fisherman Forum, Rasool Baksh expressed happiness that the CPEC would benefit Pakistan and hoped that the new government and people related to CPEC will fulfill their demands and ensure basic necessities of life including water and electricity for common people.He also criticized the last government for not taking care of the local people.

Nothing about the brewing rebellion around Gwadar , the plans for building a Chini Naval Base, the lack of water etc etc :roll:

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 17:42

ANOTHER LIST . ANOTHER NO EQUAL EQUAL :mrgreen:

Nations That Wield "Power" . Pakiland Barely Makes It To List Because Of "Bum Factor" :roll:

Pakistan ranked 20th most powerful country in the world with lowest GDP per capita in 2017

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 17:53

DJinnah's Original (Wet) Dream Of Pakiland, Sans Kashmir !

Poster printed soon after Jinnah’s Muslim League (ML) won a majority in Punjab, Bengal & Sindh during 1946 election in British India

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Note tone of language. WTF does " Right of" blah, blah, blah mean !
Not sure if Dilli is included in the "dream" . Calcutta definitely is !
And DJinnah had the gall to include Kalat & Baluchistan as well !

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Bart S » 07 Oct 2018 18:03

yensoy wrote:
Vips wrote:GOI should ensure that upcoming devaluation of Pakistani rupee does not give much advantage to Pakistani exports (textile, rice, leather etc) and is nullified by suitable measure to make Indian exports more competitive.


Best way would be for us to buy the raw commodities (cotton, sugar, hides) from them at lower prices and do the value addition in India. NS being a wadhera/industrialist was super cooperative with us in that regard. We should be focusing on less water-intensive crops, higher quality agricultural products (fruits, organic varieties), food processing and finished textiles/garments.


As Pakistan does not have much by way of indigenous/renewable power sources, most of their power is based on imported fuel, which apart for corruption and getting ripped off by chini tallel fliends under cpec, means that their electricity costs are inflated making their industry uncompetitive. Fall in currency value also means that electricity becomes proportionately more expensive.

India simply has to keep an eye on things, and sit tight with powder dry. Unless peacenik leaders like MMS or Vajpayee give away stuff to Pakistan, they can get diddly squat from us.

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby yensoy » 07 Oct 2018 18:12

Bart S wrote:
yensoy wrote:
Best way would be for us to buy the raw commodities (cotton, sugar, hides) from them at lower prices and do the value addition in India. NS being a wadhera/industrialist was super cooperative with us in that regard. We should be focusing on less water-intensive crops, higher quality agricultural products (fruits, organic varieties), food processing and finished textiles/garments.


As Pakistan does not have much by way of indigenous/renewable power sources, most of their power is based on imported fuel, which apart for corruption and getting ripped off by chini tallel fliends under cpec, means that their electricity costs are inflated making their industry uncompetitive. Fall in currency value also means that electricity becomes proportionately more expensive.

India simply has to keep an eye on things, and sit tight with powder dry. Unless peacenik leaders like MMS or Vajpayee give away stuff to Pakistan, they can get diddly squat from us.


Maybe I am not being clear here. We make strategic purchases which will weaken their economy, not strengthen it. If we buy cotton, they have less incentive to make yarn (and factories for yarn/fabric/garments). If we buy sugar or sugarcane, we can grow something of more value in areas in our country where water-hungry sugarcane is grown. And then we also have them by the ba!!s, and fifth column of landlords who stands to gain from us.

An exploitative trade relationship is based on 2 parts - dumping of manufactured goods, and purchase of raw commodities. While Pakis won't allow us to export to them, they will have little defence against us importing from them, and if we import the right commodities at the right price, we can actually do their economy some harm while pretending to the world that we are giving them a helping hand. Chanakian thinking is required here.

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Postby Bart S » 07 Oct 2018 18:15

^Agree totally, and I think we have already been doing that periodically depending on crop situation in India. I guess my response was more to the post that you quoted rather than yours.

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 18:17

A Good Article On Pakistan "Trying To Play In The Big Leagues" !

Pakistani poker: Playing Saudi Arabia against China
James Dorsey
Rajaratnam School Of International Studies
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Desperate for funding to fend off a financial crisis fuelled in part by mounting debt to China, Pakistan is playing a complicated game of poker that could hand Saudi Arabia a strategic victory in its bitter feud with Iran at the People’s Republic’s expense.
The Pakistani moves threaten a key leg of the USD60 billion plus Chinese investment in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a crown jewel of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road initiative.
They also could jeopardize Chinese hopes to create a second overland route to Iran, a key node in China’s transportation links to Europe. Finally, they grant Saudi Arabia a prominent place in the Chinese-funded port of Gwadar that would significantly weaken Iran’s ability to compete with its Indian-backed seaport of Chabahar.Taken together, the moves risk dragging not only Pakistan but also China into the all but open war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The Chinis were taken by surprise by this self initiative by the Pakis. And they were not amused, to say the least !
Pakistan’s first move became evident in early September with the government’s failure to authorise disbursements for road projects, already hit by delays in Chinese approvals, that are part of CPEC’s Western route, linking the province of Balochistan with the troubled region of Xinjiang in north-western China.
In doing so, Pakistan implicitly targeted a key Chinese driver for CPEC: the pacification of Xinjiang’s Turkic Muslim population through a combination of economic development enhanced by trade and economic activity flowing through CPEC as well as brutal repression and mass re-education.
The recent meeting of Pakistan Minister Of Religious Affairs ( the bearded Noor-ul-Haq Qadri ) with the Chinese Amb can be seen in this context !
The combination of Pakistani and Chinese delays “has virtually brought progress work on the Western route to a standstill,” a Western diplomat in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad said.
Pakistani Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid, in a further bid to bring Pakistani government expenditure under control that at current rates could force the country to seek a $US 12 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has cut $2 billion dollars from the US$8.2 billion budget to upgrade and expand Pakistan’s railway network, a key pillar of CPEC. Mr. Rashid plans to slash a further two billion dollars.“Pakistan is a poor country that cannot afford (the) huge burden of the loans…. CPEC is like the backbone for Pakistan, but our eyes and ears are open,” Mr. Rashid said.
"Randibaaz Rashid" sending some sort of a message to the Chinis :roll:
The budget cuts came on the back of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party projecting CPEC prior to the July 25 election that swept him to power to as a modern-day equivalent of the British East India Company, which dominated the Indian subcontinent in the 19th century.
He has changed his tune now . The U Turn Factor :mrgreen:
PTI criticism included denouncing Chinese-funded mass transit projects in three cities in Punjab as a squandering of funds that could have better been invested in social spending. PTI activists suggested that the projects had involved corrupt practices.Pakistan’s final move was to invite Saudi Arabia to build a refinery in Gwadar and invest in Balochistan mining. Chinese questioning of Pakistan’s move was evident when the Pakistani government backed off suggestions that Saudi Arabia would become part of CPEC.
The Chinis shot this idea down !
Senior Saudi officials this week visited Islamabad and Gwadar to discuss the deal that would also involve deferred payments on Saudi oil supplies to Pakistan and create a strategic oil reserve close to Iran’s border."The incumbent government is bringing Saudi Arabia closer to Gwadar. In other words, the hardline Sunni-Wahhabi state would be closer than ever to the Iranian border. This is likely to infuriate Tehran," said Baloch politician and former Pakistani ports and shipping minister Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo.
Due to the "Ummah factor" and the desire to play so called "honest broker" the Pakis are downplaying the Irani reaction !
Pakistan’s game of poker amounts to a risky gamble that serves Pakistani and Saudi purposes, puts China whose prestige and treasure are on the line in a difficult spot, could perilously spark tension along the Pakistan-Iran border, and is likely to provoke Iranian counter moves. It also risks putting Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Iran, who depend on China economically in different ways, in an awkward position.
Proves once again that the Pakis cannot be trusted to keep their word, violate confidentiality rules and what not :evil:
The Saudi engagement promises up to US$10 billion in investments as well as balance of payments relief. It potentially could ease US concerns that a possible IMF bailout would help Pakistan service debt to China.
There are now doubts that this is going to happen !
A refinery and strategic oil reserve in Gwadar would serve Saudi Arabia’s goal of preventing Chabahar, the Indian-backed Iranian port, from emerging as a powerful Arabian Sea hub at a time that the United States is imposing sanctions designed to choke off Iranian oil exports.
A Saudi think tank, the International Institute for Iranian Studies, previously known as the Arabian Gulf Centre for Iranian Studies (AGCIS) that is believed to be backed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, argued last year in a study that Chabahar posed “a direct threat to the Arab Gulf states” that called for “immediate counter measures.”
Written by Mohammed Hassan Husseinbor, an Iranian political researcher of Baloch origin, the study warned that Chabahar would enable Iran to increase its oil market share in India at the expense of Saudi Arabia, raise foreign investment in the Islamic republic, increase government revenues, and allow Iran to project power in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean.
Mr. Husseinbor suggested that Saudi support for a low-level Baloch insurgency in Iran could serve as a countermeasure. “Saudis could persuade Pakistan to soften its opposition to any potential Saudi support for the Iranian Baluch... The Arab-Baluch alliance is deeply rooted in the history of the Gulf region and their opposition to Persian domination,” Mr. Husseinbor said. The Saudis are already "creating trouble" in Irani Balochistan , if Iranian press reports are to believed !
Noting the vast expanses of Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Mr. Husseinbor went on to say that “it would be a formidable challenge, if not impossible, for the Iranian government to protect such long distances and secure Chabahar in the face of widespread Baluch opposition, particularly if this opposition is supported by Iran’s regional adversaries and world powers.”Saudi militants reported at the time the study was published that funds from the kingdom were flowing into anti-Shiite, anti-Iranian Sunni Muslim ultra-conservative madrassas or religious seminaries in Balochistan.
US President Donald J. Trump’s national security advisor, John Bolton, last year before assuming office, drafted at the request of Mr. Trump’s then strategic advisor, Steve Bannon, a plan that envisioned US support “for the democratic Iranian opposition,” including in Balochistan and Iran’s Sistan and Balochistan province.
All of this does not bode well for CPEC. China may be able to accommodate Pakistan by improving commercial terms for CPEC-related projects and Pakistani debt as well as easing Pakistani access to the Chinese market. China, however, is likely to find it far more difficult to prevent the Saudi-Iranian rivalry from spinning out of control in its backyard.

For all its pretensions of neutrality, Pakiland is firmly on the Saudi Arabia side in the Sunni Shia civil war . Saudi relies on the Paki Bum. And the Pakis rely on the Saudi largesse !
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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 18:27

Another Honour Kiling. This Time In Kabirwala. But No Actual Reason Provided !

Man kills wife, son for honour in Kabirwala
Oct 7, 2018

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 18:38

"Western Disease" Of Human Trafficking And Blackmail Via Social Media Infest "Islamic Pakistan " !

Oct 7, 2018
Pakistan Today

FIA arrests man for posting girl’s objectionable pictures on social media

FAISALABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has taken into custody a man for allegedly posting a girl’s objectionable pictures on social media.
The FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing registered a case against Sikandar for blackmailing his former class fellow by posting her immoral pictures on social media for some time.Acting on the girl’s complaint, the FIA snared the accused and recovered her objectionable pictures from his laptop.Meanwhile, the FIA acting on a tip-off recovered 19 boys from a gang of human traffickers involved in smuggling of boys to Europe via Turkey and arrested them.
Internet should be banned ! . Mobiles should be banned !
A FIA team conducted a raid on a bus near Mianwali as the human traffickers were transporting the boys to smuggle them abroad.
These human traffickers had received Rs0.15 million each from the parents of the boys to send them to Turkey.Arrested six human traffickers were identified as Abbas Naveed, Muhammad Aslam, Saif, Qaiser, Muhammad Khan, Imtiaz Naveed and Shahbaz Ahmed.A case was registered against them.

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 18:47

Paki Mullah Brigade Feeling The Heat From "Malsic Triple Talaq" :mrgreen:

CII to draft divorce contract for ‘women empowerment’
Pakistan Today
Oct 7, 2018

Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz said the council is looking to draft a divorce contract with additional provisions for women’s rights.“Triple talaq in one go is becoming a social problem now and the reason behind its occurrence has been changing with the passage of time. Previously in various cases, it used to be internal family conflict or clash of interests between the bride’s and groom’s family. Of late, however, the reason is social media and social openness of extramarital relationships which lead to mutual suspicion between couples resulting in instant divorce,” He said.
Taking a view of the situation, the CII announced plans to hold meetings with renowned scholars from all provinces and draft a comprehensive talaqnama for women empowerment, which will include provisions to secure their rights of inheritance.“The aim of these meetings and seminars would be countering the rise in divorce cases, depriving a woman of her property rights and inheritance among others,” said Dr Qibla Ayaz.

Am 400% sure that there are other Islamic Organizations of Pakiland , who vehemently oppose this so called liberalization in Islamic Laws . Maulana Diesel comes to mind !

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Research Study : Pakis Migrate To Europe For The Pleasure Of "Easy And Free Sex "

Europe’s perplexed Pakistanis
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Pervez Hoodbhoy

Oct 7, 2018

PAKISTANI immigrants to Europe tend to get a bad press. I was, therefore, pleasantly surprised by my brief encounter in Stockholm three weeks ago with a dozen or so well-settled, ordinary working-class Pakistanis. Some had migrated from Mirpur (AJK), others from KP and Sindh. Their attitudes and lifestyles challenge the common negative stereotypes of Pakistani migrants in Europe.
Do you speak and read Swedish reasonably well? Are local laws fair and non-discriminatory? Do your children go to Swedish schools and do they have Swedish friends? Can you feel this to be your own country? Receiving positive responses, I slowly moved on to the most sensitive of questions and held my breath: Would you be okay if your daughter were to date a Swedish guy? Marry him? And, finally, is Sweden where someday you might choose to die and be buried?
Except for the very last question (where some wavered) all other answers were again affirmative. Significantly, these were not well-heeled upper-class folks who readily form a globalised community. Instead, they were bus drivers, hospital staff, and other blue-collar workers in love with their adopted country. They were trying hard to deal with the us-versus-them binary.
Not sure if Taqqiya is at play here or not !
As with other Pakistani immigrants in Europe, some stridently reject the core values of their host country and condemn the ‘immoral’ lifestyles of the majority.
This unctuous piety is sometimes dubious — it stands against a pioneering research study putting sexuality as a key motivation for young Pakistani men to emigrate. In his book: Masculinity, Sexuality, and Illegal Immigration – Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe, Ali Nobil Ahmad, a fellow at the Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin, finds the pull of deep-seated psychological forces no less important than the push of economic forces.
After interviewing dozens of young immigrant men from lower-middle-class backgrounds, Ahmad concludes that lure of adventure and libidinal frustration drives even relatively economically secure migrants. Risking life and limb, they hope to escape a conservative society where every form of contact with women is forbidden — other than a family-arranged marriage — into a world where pleasures of the flesh are tauntingly visible through advertising and the global media. Parents often marry them off before they depart but the problem doesn’t end there.
Marrying before they depart for "studies abroad" does not solve the problem either. Pakis Muslims take on girlfriends and fail to inform the "wife back home" on the affairs !
he sweet fruits of the Promised Land are enjoyed for a while but long term adaptation to the metropolises of Europe is difficult for many. Most perplexing is the freedom enjoyed by Western women, with whom liaisons are short term. To shut out their ‘corrupting influence’, families arrange for cousin marriages or import brides. These are routine in Britain’s poorest areas where immigrants have ghettoised.
Most, whether wealthy or poor, will try their hardest to never return home and many will succeed in becoming first-generation immigrants. Some dream of wealth, others of personal fulfilment. Still others want to escape a suffocating social and physical environment. Most will be preoccupied in making a new life for themselves.

But exceptions aside — such as the few I met in Stockholm — Pakistani immigrants to the West don’t insist on changing things back in the homeland. That Pakistan needs to end discrimination against its ethnic minorities, women, and non-Muslims is heard but rarely, and that too only from Baloch, Sindhi and Kashmiri nationalist groups. One could have expected broader participation because immigrants benefit from open pluralist societies that, by law, must treat all citizens equally. This, of course, is why Pakistanis choose to immigrate.

But giving the same rights to their own minorities is a different matter !
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"Begging"From Saudi Arabia "Awful" - PM Advisor :mrgreen:

Govt sets targets for next 100 days to improve ranking
The Express Tribune
Oct 7, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood has described his experience of “begging” from Saudi Arabia for a financial bailout package as “awful”, vowing to put in his best efforts to make the country stand on its feet.
Dawood is one of the richest man of Pakistan !
The adviser on Friday shared his feelings in a meeting convened to set targets for the next 100 days in order to improve the country’s ranking on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index.“I was upset when we were flying to Saudi Arabia to seek support,” said the adviser while recalling those moments.
“Is this what our life is that we have come to a low where we will beg from others,” Dawood said, adding that a talented nation of over 200 million people deserved far better than this. “It was awful to beg from Saudi Arabia,” he said. Many city Pakis do not have a high opinion of Saudia !
Prime Minister Imran Khan and his economic ministers had gone to Saudi Arabia to seek financial assistance to avoid an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had said the purpose of the visit was to seek investment. Loans not investment !
However, things did not move as planned and no major breakthrough could be achieved during a follow-up visit of a Saudi delegation to Pakistan.Without disclosing the purpose, Dawood said during the last two days government ministers met and showed the resolve to overcome the economic challenges.
Since the expiry of the last IMF programme, Pakistan’s economic condition has been deteriorating and China has so far saved the country from default on its international debt obligations.Saudi Arabia had also provided $1.5 billion in cash grant in 2014 to help the then Pakistan government shore up foreign exchange reserves.Before coming to power, Prime Minister Khan had vowed that he would not beg from other nations to run the affairs of the country.
Now he has no choice but to "eat his words" :mrgreen:
The adviser voiced hope that Pakistan would be able to improve its ranking in the upcoming Ease of Doing Business Report 2019. He said he had initially been told by the Board of Investment (BOI) that Pakistan would improve its current 147th ranking by at least 20 points.
Pakistan introduced 70 reforms but the World Bank accepted only three, said the newly appointed BOI Chairman Haroon Sharif.He said the World Bank’s review team did not accept many reforms due to negative response by survey respondents and some of the reforms were on the border line.Sharif underlined that the ease of doing business was on top of the prime minister’s reform agenda.
Sharif said in Sprint-III, the BOI and various government departments had planned to implement 45 reforms in different business indicators. The private sector will be consulted at all levels from planning to implementation of these reforms. The BOI will also ensure that the private sector is its partner in this journey.

Why not plan to reduce defence expenditure instead :mrgreen:

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PCB unlikely to succeed in compensation case against BCCI: Zaka Ashraf
Cricket Pakistan
Oct 7, 2018

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf believes that the board’s chances of success in compensation case against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are slim.“PCB is unlikely to succeed against BCCI because they don’t have a strong case,” he said while speaking during an event in Lahore. “The MoU included a conditional clause about permission from the Indian government for the series to go ahead.”
Ashraf also criticised former PCB Chairman Najam Sethi on basis of his poor decision making during his tenure. He also called for investigation against Sethi for causing financial loses to the board.“Sethi cost PCB millions due to his wrong policies which is why it is important to carry out a proper investigation against him,” he said. “The huge amount of expenses incurred for this compensation case is a glaring example in this regard.”

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 20:25

"Frivolous Lawsuit" Against Imran Will Definitely Be Thrown Out :twisted:

Election tribunal issues notices to PM
Express Tribune
Oct 6, 2018

LAHORE: An election tribunal on Friday issued a notice to Prime Minister Imran Khan on a petition challenging his victory from NA-95 Mianwali in the July 25 election for allegedly concealing facts and not making truthful declaration in his nomination papers about his ‘illegitimate’ child.
These are "old rumours" to defame the Kaptaan !
The tribunal, comprising Lahore High Court judge Shahid Waheed, also issued a notice to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after hearing preliminary arguments.The petition, filed through advocate Mubeen Uddin Qazi, contended that in his nomination papers for the said seat, Khan had sworn in a false declaration to the effect that he fulfilled the qualification laid down in Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
You mean he also "swore on The Book" that he did not partake charas and cocaine as alleged in Reham's gossipy book, and also was not sexually promiscuous :twisted:
The petition said Khan is not qualified to be elected or chosen as a lawmaker as he is ‘not of good character’ and violates Islamic injunctions, lacks adequate knowledge of Islamic teachings and does not practice obligatory duties prescribed by Islam, and has failed to abstain from major sins.
Cross eyed Ex CJP , Iftakhar Chaudry has also "alleged" the same ! Now , a case of corruption has been "invented" against him :mrgreen:
“Moreover, he is not sagacious, righteous, non-profligate, honest and amen (trustworthy); and also habitually propagates opinion, and acts in manner prejudicial to the integrity and independence of the judiciary of Pakistan, besides defaming and bringing into ridicule the judiciary,” it said.
Very strong words indeed . But not to fear. Nothing is going to happen :mrgreen:
The petition said the concealed facts stood confirmed from the certified documents and the judgment of the paternity rendered by a superior court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles in favour of Sita White wherein it was held that Khan was the father of a minor, Tyrian Jade.
Imran has said that he does not recognize the jurisdiction of the US Court in this matter !
It said for the purpose of general elections of 2002, 2013 and 2018, Khan in all the nomination papers only declared Suleman Khan and Kasim Khan in the list of his children and concealed existence of his ‘love child’.
There are other "little Imrans" in India also, per Reham's Book !
It said Khan could not be allowed to hold a public office under article 62(1)(d), (e) &(f) and article 63(1)(f), (p) & (o) of the Constitution, and requested the court to direct the ECP to de-notify him as MNA from the said constituency and declare the seat vacant. :((
“[The tribunal should also issue] directions for initiating appropriate proceedings against Khan for committing corrupt practice by submitting false information/ declaration in his nomination papers,” it added.
One call from someone in the Deep State and this case will be " forgotten" :mrgreen:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Vips » 07 Oct 2018 21:43

Falijee wrote:ANOTHER LIST . ANOTHER NO EQUAL EQUAL :mrgreen:

Nations That Wield "Power" . Pakiland Barely Makes It To List Because Of "Bum Factor" :roll:

Pakistan ranked 20th most powerful country in the world with lowest GDP per capita in 2017

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The world should now invite and plead with pakistan to be come member of G20 group. :lol: (You can many times see/hear the heartburn and considerable :(( in paki talk show circuit of how Pakistan is not member of important groupings like G20 and BRICS while India is).

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby anupmisra » 07 Oct 2018 22:00

FATF team due in Pakistan for final talks

Pakistani authorities and representatives of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will begin final round of talks in Islamabad on Monday
...on a two-week visit
the visitors :roll: will review administrative and legal measures taken by the Pakistani government to stop terror financing.
Al-Rahman Trust, a suspected terror group, has been banned by the government, sources added.
Pakistan was formally added to the grey list of countries involved in providing monetary assistance to terrorism and related causes after a June meeting of FATF in Paris.
The country was also included in the list from 2012 to 2015.


I wonder what the new name for this "rahman trust" will be? This trust was linked to the Pathankot terror attack.



https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/37789 ... inal-talks

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 22:27

Another Headache For Immy, Pajwa And The Islam Brigade ! Another "Hazrat Ghulam Ahmed " Like Prophet Crops Up In Pakiland :mrgreen:

‘Pledge your allegiance to me or face Allah’s wrath,’ Self-proclaimed 11th Imam of Islam warns PM Imran, COAS Bajwa

LAHORE – Police in Pakistan are searching for a middle-aged cleric, who recently declared himself as 11th Imam of Islam and ordered the Muslims around the globe to follow the ‘divine command’.“I, Imam Abdullah bin Moneeb, with the grace of God and kindness of the last Prophet (PBUH), announce that I’m the 11th Khalifa Rashid of Islam and anyone who opposes me and my followers will be damned,” the man with a heavy beard said in a press conference from an unknown place.The man, who was flanked by his disciples, can clearly be seen making the claims in a video released on Youtube over the weekend.
Using a hadith to claim that the Prophet (PBUH) had predicted about his arrival, he has urged the youth of Pakistan to join him for a global uprising. Presenting himself as the guardian of Imamate (which will be completed after arrival of Imam Mahdi), Abudullah repeatedly announced those who will not pledge their allegiance to him will face the Almighty’s wrath.
The ridiculous offer of ‘bayt’ (oath of allegiance) came with a warning to the people. “Do not even try to humiliate or ridicule me, my family and relatives or you will receive divine punishment. I’ll never forgive the person who will insult me,” he declared.Highlighting the plight of people in Kashmir, Palestine and other Muslim countries, the cleric stressed it is ‘compulsory’ for the COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa and PM Imran Khan to follow him otherwise God’s wrath was inevitable.

Hope to Allah, that the Pakis do not come out with the accusation that this is a RAA conspiracy :mrgreen:

PS: Qureshi in his speech to the UNGA last week accused India of being the brains behind the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar.

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Pic of the "New Mahdi"

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 22:46

Now Kipling's "Mowgli" (And Jungle Book) Is Also Being Appropriated ( Like Indus Valley And Gandhara !) By The "Shameless Pakis " :mrgreen:

Neel Sethi A.K.A Mowgli from The Jungle Book is a star guest in Sharjah Intel Children’s Film Festival

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Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 22:53

Asian Development Bank ( ADB) Obliges "Beggar Pakistan" With $ 7.1 Billion Dollar Aid Package :mrgreen:

Pakistan to get a huge financial package worth $7.1 billion from Asian Development Bank
7 Oct, 2018

ISLAMABAD – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Sunday has announced a huge investment package for Pakistan.
As per the media report, ADB announced a $7.1-billion financial package for Pakistan, saying it would help the country “achieve inclusive and sustainable growth” over the next three years.“ADB plans to significantly increase the country’s sovereign operations to $7.1bn over three years,” Wencai Zhang, vice president of the Manila-based lender, said in a statement.
Word of mouth announcement taken as gospel Quranic truth :mrgreen:
Zhang said the financial package was planned under a country partnership strategy for 2018-2020. He also appreciated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s 100 Days Agenda.
A sigh of relief in the corridors of Isloo power, including at GHQ and Aabpaara :roll: . Now that brand new Air Defence System ( or nuclear submarines ) can be ordered from Russia or China !

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 23:05

Add One More File To The Paki Supreme Court Trial Docket . CJP Nisar Ventures Into "Grey Areas" :mrgreen:

Illegal grey telecom traffic: CJP Justice Saqib Nisar takes notice
Oct 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of operation/running of illegal Grey Telecommunication Traffic ( wtf is this one man "loose cannon" talking about :roll: ) causing loss of billions to the national kitty and posing potential threat to the national security. -
Taking notice of the issue, Chief Justice of Pakistan has fixed the matter for hearing at Principal Seat Islamabad on October 8, said a press release.Notices issued to Attorney General for Pakistan, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Secretary Interior Government of Pakistan, Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Director General Intelligence Bureau (IB) to appear in court.

Knowing how he operates , after 15 minutes of his "attention" to this "new headache" , he will look for somewhere else ( he depends on Paki newspaper , no TV for him !) . The criteria is to get the maximum publicity for him . Meanwhile the pending action files go on accumulating at the Paki Supreme Court :mrgreen:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 23:25

Seven Million - 7,000,000 - Rotten Eggs. Caught In Time ! - Not Allowed To Infest The Paki Market ! Imran's Naya Pakistan In Action !

PFA discards 7,000,000 rotten eggs ( Major, major Typo, should be one less zero ie 700,000 !)
Pakistan Today
Sept 30, 2018

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Sunday discarded as many as 700,000 putrid eggs[/b] ( Sorry Major Typo In The Headline, omit one zero ! Some "forgot" to edit / proof check :twisted: ) at a solid waste dumping site, apart from unearthing a fake milk factory that produced over 20,000 litres of tainted milk daily, a press release said.
According to details, rotten eggs worth millions of rupees were disposed of by the provincial food watchdog under the supervision of PFA Director General Captain (R) Muhammad Usman at Solid Waste Dumping Site, Lakhodair.
So, it is not millions of eggs, but millions of rupees :mrgreen:
On the occasion, Captain (R) Muhammad Usman said that rotten eggs were brought at the dumping site after seizing from Burewala and Chichawatni during different raids.
He said that putrid eggs were collected from various hatcheries and cold stores on cheap rates and to be supplied to different biscuit manufacturers and bakeries for manufacturing bakery items after getting powder from those eggs.
Nothing goes to waste. If the eggs are too rotten to be eaten by the Aam Abduls, why not sell the same at a bargain price to biscuit manufacturers , who will use it as an ingredient in the production process . And the biscuits will not smell either :mrgreen:
In a separate raid, the authority conducted a special raid and caught 20,000 litres tainted milk in Pakpattan the other day. The sting operation was led by [b]PFA DG Muhammad Usman.
Retired Fauji Captain at the helm !
Captain (R) Muhammad Usman informed that the raid was conducted against the factory of fake milk on the tip-off of PFA’s vigilance cell after one-week sting operations.
He said that milk was being produced by adding the contamination of powder, cooking oil, chemicals, surf and other adulterated material. He said that chemically contained milk is injurious to health especially for children.He added that PFA will make Punjab’s land narrow for adulteration mafia and those food business operators who are producing substandard and harmful food.

Bet 400 % the raids were conducted on those "enterprises" who failed to oblige Usman with some baksheesh on the side :mrgreen:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Falijee » 07 Oct 2018 23:31

Crypto Bible Retweeted
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"Small men" vs effing Morons :mrgreen:

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Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Postby Vips » 08 Oct 2018 00:48

Paki Abduls must think why this is happening to/with them. Only way to be part of G7 is to go back to the caves, camels, donkeys and harems. :rotfl:


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