From The Editor’s Desk
It is my pleasure to present the September 2023 edition which is the ninth edition of Volume X of Global Affairs successfully marking the 10 years of publication. This month’s title is dedicated to 76th year anniversary of Pakistan and Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar Ul Haq Kaakar has been sworn in as the nation celebrated independence day. It discusses important features such as “Is Netanyahu, Good for the Palestinians??, US president Biden says he will visit Vietnam shortly”. It includes articles such as, Assessing the China Georgia strategic partnership. This edition also includes, Afghanistan in China’s grand strategy.
Malaysia Gets Ready for State Polls that will test PM Anwar. Meanwhile it includes features like How Will China’s Relations With Cambodia Fare Under Pm Hun Manet?, Mongolian Prime Minister’s Us Visit Marks Elevation Of Mongolia’s Role In Indo-Pacific. In other news, White House Clarifies that Biden’s ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Remark Referred To China’s Economy, Can An Upgraded US Partnership Help Vietnam Escape China’s Orbit?, There Are No Good Deals With Iran, Georgia Indictment: How Will Trump Defend Himself?. It also includes column features like, The Reset In the US Strategy on Engaging The Taliban May Work. Russia’s Central Bank Hikes Rates To 12 Percent to Halt Rouble’s Slide. Uae In-Focus — Ad Ports Group Reports 66% Growth In Revenue In Q2. Furthermore, the edition includes Myanmar To Relinquish Asean Chairmanship In 2026, South Korea’s Yoon Calls For Strong Security Cooperation With Us, Japan Ahead Of Camp David Summit. It includes sports articles like Messi, Haaland Make Shortlist For UEFA’s Best Player Award. Taliban’s Ties With Pakistan Fraying Amid Mounting Security Concerns. Uk’s Sunak, saudi crown prince to meet ‘at the earliest opportunity’ G7 Foreign Ministers Reject Chinese, North Korean, Russian Aggression. PM Shahbaz Sharif says, Parliamentary committee to discuss terms of talks on holding elections simultaneously.
Whereas Janet Yellen warns that US default on debt will trigger an ‘economic catastrophe’. In other news, Audio streaming giant Spotify passes 500 million active users. China foreign minister urges solution to Ukraine war in rare call. Also, it includes opinion pieces like, Thailand’s General Election, can the Winner Really Take All? Plus, it includes telling news like, Uzbekistan votes on referendum to extend president’s term limits, ‘Even one American in Iraq is too many’, Iran’s Khamenei claims. Erdogan returns to Turkey election campaign trail after illness. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un’s sister warns US-South Korea pact risks ‘serious danger’, Xi Jinping To Make State Visit To South Africa, Attend Brics Summit. Most Of West Africa Ready To Join Standby Force In Niger: Says Ecowas Commissioner. This edition also includes interesting articles and opinions such as, Spanish Fans Celebrate Women’s World Cup Win. Us Peace-Dealing And Wheeling In The Middle East, The Japan-South Korea-Us Summit Is Bad News For China. Vietnam And Us To Upgrade Diplomatic Relationship Next Month. Furthermore, in other development, ‘Hegemonism Not In China’s Dna’: Xi Calls For Brics Expansion, Us Commerce Secretary Meets China Envoy Before Trip To Stabilise Ties.
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The tension between China and Taiwan intensifies societal unrest. According to an opinion poll based on Taiwanese data, published on August 16, 78.3% of people do not fear China’s military maneuvers, and 39% believe conflict with China is ‘somewhat likely.’ The most repeated question asked in Pakistan and international media is that whether China will […] More
Question: Excellency, Pakistan and Indonesia have bilateral relations deeply rooted in mutual respect and support at the regional levels. Pakistan established diplomatic relations with Indonesia in 1950. Both countries celebrated 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations in 2020. What are the main areas of bilateral significance between Pakistan and Indonesia? Answer: Let me […] More
Ambassador Malik Nadeem Abid is a devoted community advocate & human rights activist. In 2014, International Human Rights Commission nominated him as Ambassador to United Nations. In June 2016, he was appointed as Secretary General of International Human Rights Commission and Executive Director of IHRC Relief Fund Trust. Malik Nadeem Abid served as member of […] More
Q: Excellency, I would like to start with our bilateral relations, Pakistan has been one of the first countries to recognize the independence of Kazakhstan in 1991 as a sovereign state, moreover, since 1994, the Embassy of Republic of Kazakhstan has been functioning in Pakistan, how do you view the relations between Kazakhstan and Pakistan? […] More
Q: Excellency, as the Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Islamic Republic of Pakistan what is your vision regarding your responsibility? A: Due to the priority of neighbors and Islamic countries in the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and also the government of Dr. Ra’isi, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of […] More
Pakistan Scouts Cadet College is located on Mansehra – Balakot Road, at a picturesque lush green spot in Batrasi hills at a distance of 16 KM from Mansehra City, the institution offers a clean and healthy environment close to nature, The area bounds in numerous natural springs of pure limpid water and pine forest. […] More
Mr. Hussain Shah is currently serving as the Minister for Information Technology and Special Assistant to the Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan. Q: You are currently serving as the Minister for IT & Special Assistant of the Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan. Please tell us about your Political Career. A: After completing my Matric, I […] More
Policing is an important and one of the most difficult tasks to perform in the current era. Law enforcement agencies have to face a lot of challenges to perform their duties most effectively. This is because they had to deal with the public directly, which has its own repercussions. They have to go against societal […] More
Former U.S President Barrack Obama referred to himself as the first Pacific President. The proponents of his policy frameworks greatly admire him for his attempt to shift the focus of American foreign policy away from the Middle East. Asia is strategically prophesized to be the center of the 21st-century economy. However, now it seems like […] More
Sardar Qasim Soleimani Shaheed was just 19 years old, like many other youths, he was attracted to the revolutionaries and the army. His entry into the army was the first step to his fame and advancement. His first mission in life was to protect the planes based in Kerman. He later became the commander […] More
The admirable valor and courage of the commander against Takfiri and extremist groups annihilated the roots of ISIS in the region. Soleimani took an action in the circumstances where the whole region had been assaulted by ISIS and the countries were on the edge of destruction. The description of ISIL’s crimes in Iraq and Syria, […] More
In 2018, a video went viral on social media showing a woman in a wedding dress in front of the mighty K2, deep in the mountains of Gilgit Baltistan, surrounded by porters singing wedding songs. That woman was Naila Kiani. And this was her first major trek. Fast forward three years, and Naila is now […] More
The village of Masgar, near the Sino-Afghan border in the far north of the Gojal Valley in the upper Hunza district, is of great historical, defense and tourist importance. The name Masgar is probably a combination of two Wakhi words, Miss (nose) and Gohar (stone). It is said that there is a stone here […] More
Located in the upper Gojal Valley of Hunza District, the Chaporsan Valley is politically a part of South Asia, but its geography, history, culture, economy and climate are more closely related to the Upper Pamirs of Central Asia. Chaporsan is not a village, but a long valley in the neighborhood of Wakhan, Afghanistan, with many […] More