Aqil Sajjad The new education minister, Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, has invited public comments on the national education policy. The draft of the policy document can be found here. It is hoped that we will have a fruitful discussion on this issue and ideas for improvement in the national education policy here at Pakistaniat, possibly leading […]

Elections Pakistan: Democratizing the Parties

Posted on August 10, 2007
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Aqil Sajjad We are all aware of how our political parties are run by a few personalities without any regard for democratic principles. We also know how this seriously weakens the parties and impacts their ability to address the issues of the people and stand up to the establishment where needed. Even now, while most […]

Elections 2007: Making Them Meaningful

Posted on February 20, 2007
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Guest Post by Aqil Sajjad Pakistan has seen many elections in its checkered history and almost all were labeled rigged, unfair or engineered by one political party or another. For the upcoming elections, the opposition has already started voicing its fears of manipulation by the government, while the latter promises to conduct free and fair […]

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