Pakistan News

    Moftak Solutions Islamabad International Airport

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Nato chief urges US and Turkey to 'sit down and find solutions'

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to a crisis in relations between the two key members of the military alliance...

    “I only urge the US and Turkey to sit down and find solutions because it is important for the alliance that we are able to work closely together, especially in that region, because Turkey is a key ally in our fight...

  • Some solutions to Pakistan's professor mafia

    To demonstrate the dysfunctionalities of Pakistani universities, Professor Hoodbhoy gave a startling example: at the Faculty of Management Sciences at the International Islamic University, a "world record of sorts was set last month" when five PhD degrees on various topics were awarded under a single supervisor who received his doctorate merely five years prior...

    In this article, I wish to offer what I believe can be solid solutions...

  • Solutions please

    READERS often complain that writers focus on problems and not solutions...

    This may be true to some extent but it is also true that some readers look for easy solutions to complex social problems, eg, how Pakistan can achieve good governance and rapid progress...

  • Quest for solutions

    COMMENTS on a number of my recent articles have stated that I have focused on delineating/diagnosing issues and have not given solutions...

  • Earthly matters: Solutions to save civilisation

    Last week, on the occasion of the European Climate Diplomacy Day, the Embassies of France and Germany hosted a photography exhibition entitled “60 Solutions” and the screening of a film, Home by Yann Arthus-Bertand at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)...

    According to the European Union envoy, Stefano Gatto, “The European Union’s commitment to tackling climate change has placed the EU at the forefront of international...

  • WEF initiative: local solutions to global issues

    ISLAMABAD: More than 20 cities of the world, including Islamabad, will be connected with Davos under the ‘Global Shapers Community’, an initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in live two-day video conversation with local communities...

    Shaping Davos is a conservation that explores local solutions to global issues by engaging local stakeholders first and then connecting them to Davos...

  • Pakistan calls for inclusive political solutions to disputes

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan told the international community on Tuesday that the protection of civilians is best served by “addressing the root causes of conflicts, and finding inclusive political solutions to disputes and seeking peaceful settlement of conflicts”...

    "“A normative framework is in place and the international community keeps urging all parties to comply with their obligations and abide by international humanitarian, human...

  • Energy solutions

    Then there are the envisioned international initiatives...

    The writer is senior associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington, DC...

  • Sindh Assembly to deliberate on solutions to water problems on Monday

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly will have thorough discussion about the issue of water crisis in the province when it reassembles after two days on Monday...

    This was decided by the assembly on Friday when Senior Parliamentary Affairs Minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro, after completion of the order of the day, sought permission from Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani to table a motion in that regard
  • Rohingya crisis needs political solutions, says Red Cross

    DHAKA: The international Red Cross leader said on Tuesday that humanitarian help alone will not solve the Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the 700,000 people who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape violence that targeted them...

    Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, visited Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where the refugees once lived, as well as the camps where...

  • Polio: no quick-fix solutions

    Policymakers in Islamabad assume that this strategy works, but it does not — national vaccination coverage rates on average hover near 50 per cent...

    Why are they not able to generate a strategy grounded in an analysis of why people react the way they do to this critical preventive health service brought to their homes for free, when they spend a substantial portion of their household income and travel long distances to seek...

  • Polio: no quick-fix solutions

    Policymakers in Islamabad assume that this strategy works, but it does not — national vaccination coverage rates on average hover near 50 per cent...

    Why are they not able to generate a strategy grounded in an analysis of why people react the way they do to this critical preventive health service brought to their homes for free, when they spend a substantial portion of their household income and travel long distances to seek...

  • More
Back to top