The Bridges of Pakistan

Posted on March 11, 2011
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Every year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) puts out a very beautiful calendar on bridges all over the world. However there has never been any bridge from Pakistan on this calendar. There is not without reason. In the last six decades, Pakistan has not built a bridge of any aesthetic […]

Owning Fred Bremner

Posted on February 7, 2011
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Fred Bremner was not born or raised in Pakistan. In fact during his life time there was no country on the map by the name of Pakistan. Yet, for thirty five years he lived and worked among, owned studios and properties at, and traveled through out the areas that would later become […]

US Assistance to Pakistan: Strings Attached

Posted on May 22, 2009
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Since 9/11 government of Pakistan has received roughly ten billion dollars from the USA in military and civilian aid. Half of this amount was as rent reimbursement for the use of Pakistani military facilities by the USA for her Afghanistan war efforts while the rest was as direct economic aid to Pakistan. […]