Leadership Archive

Happy Birthday, Pakistan – By Dr. Niaz Murtaza: How should one celebrate the birthday of a 64-year old, which suffers from multiple serious failures of vital organs and is on its death bed according to some western doctors? A well-wisher would still throw a party to cheer
Zinda hai Bhutto: For death can’t do us part – by Abdul Samad: Cross-posted from Pakistan Blogzine There are some leaders who remain immortal, for whom death does not pose the same barriers that it does for others. Departure from this mortal world only serves to augment their fame as they reside
Umar Bin Khattab (RA), the forerunner of visionary modern state – by Shaukat Masood Zafar: People say good leadership is like a prized perfume. Its very first scented waft announces its presence with astonishing freshness. Bad leadership like skunk just stinks. Democracy is not a separate ideology from Islam. In fact democracy is very
Wikileaks and living in ‘Denialistan’ -by Arshad Mahmood:
Youth should now lead Pakistan – by Shaukat Masood Zafar: Our Youth has a lot of energy, high hopes, great ideals and real potential to achieve almost everything in life.  In spite of having talent, skills and intelligence in this wonderful young generation, a born genius, it is very
Liberal voters, narrow minded leaders – by Farhan Q: لبرل ووٹرز ،تنگ نظر قیادت پنجاب اور لاہور میں بریلوی مکتبہ فکر رکھنے والوں کی اکثریت ہے ،پر وہاں کے لوگوں نے کبھی مذہبی جماعت کو ووٹ نہیں دیے ،مطلب یہ کہ لوگ سیاست اور مذہب کو الگ رکھنا
Asif Zardari and ‘concerned’ journalism – by Nadeem Paracha: What to say of an electronic media some of whose channels, for example, decided to place the cosmetic Shoaib-Sania saga at the top of their main 9:00pm news bulletins on the day the 18th Amendment was passed by the
“Mr Ten Percent” has in fact given “One-Hundred-and-Ten Percent” back to the country – by Tarek Fatah: Giving up power in Pakistan The man lampooned unfairly by the country’s powerful establishment as “Mr Ten Percent” has in fact given “One-Hundred-and-Ten Percent” back to the country Few leaders have emulated Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, who in 1985
What is the difference between ZAB, Benazir Bhutto and other politicians? – by Munno Bhai: Munno Bhai’s article on this topic: ماں کے ہاتھ کی پکی روٹی اور اپنی پسند کی موت…گریبان…منوبھائی یہ تو معلوم نہیں کہ ”اقوال زریں“ کیسے وجود میں آتے ہیں مگر یہ عالمی سچائی ضرب المثل بن چکی ہے کہ
Faiz on Iqbal – by Farooq Sulehria: Few students of Pakistani literature know that Faiz Ahmed Faiz translated Allama Iqbal’s Payam-e-Mashriq into Urdu. An equally little-known fact is Iqbal’s presence at the founding conference of the Progressive Writers Association. While Iqbal, being the national poet of
Remembering Z.A. Bhutto – by Nafees Siddiqi: Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was among those leaders of the world who shape the destinies of their peoples. Bhutto asserted Pakistan’s national independence when the country was a member of Western military pacts. It is his initiative in the
PPP Leadership, Workers and the LUBP – Guest post by Naseer Ahmed (Destiny): PPP has a long history of a long lasting beautiful relationship with its workers. Its leadership did not forget, for a moment that its workers and people have primary importance. This is the reason behind slogans “Long Live Bhutto” and
Is Javed Hashmi out of loop in Nawaz League?: Ik dalair aadmi, Hasmi, Hashmi. It seems that Fakhr-e-Asia Mian Muhammad Hair Transplant Nawaz Sharif has sidelined (disposed off?) Mr. Hashmi.
Swat: Last Khan standing: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Sartaj Khan The militants in Swat once again attacked the veteran Pashtun nationalist leader Mohammad Afzal Khan on Jan 11 in his native village of Bara Durshkhela, in the Matta area in upper Swat. Mohammad
Rahimullah Yusufzai: Afzal Khan Lala of ANP vows to stay in Swat despite fresh attack: Afzal Khan Lala vows to stay in Swat despite fresh attack Seeks arms for village militias to fight militants Monday, January 12, 2009 by Rahimullah Yusufzai PESHAWAR: Despite one more attack by militants on his house on Saturday, elderly
Rehman Malik shows he has a heart of gold. DG FIA Tariq Pervez retires gracefully.: DG FIA Tariq Pervez retires gracefullyMalik shows he has a heart of gold Tuesday, December 30, 2008 (The News) By Tariq Butt ISLAMABAD: The Director General of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Tariq Pervez, refused to get extension and
Asif Zardari among 2008 prominent personalities: People Who Mattered Most in 2008 (Time Magazine) Asif Ali Zardari Pakistan’s unfavored son ended last year by burying his slain wife Benazir Bhutto. He ends 2008 as the President of a nuclear-armed nation threatened by Islamic militancy and
Ancestral leadership in Pakistan: Haroon-ur-Rashid: