Shahid Hamid

  • The Committee was firmly and unanimously of the view that all public functionaries must act in a fair, just and reasonable manner, that if a person was likely to be adversely affected by their decision he must be given an adequate opportunity to defend himself, that detailed reasons must be ...

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  • Shahbaz Sharif and I go back a long way. His first stint as Punjab’s Chief Minister from 1997 to 1999 coincided with my tenure as Governor Punjab during these years. I resigned in August 1999 and was thus spared the humiliation of being escorted out of Government House by the military on the ...

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  • A number of prominent engineers have spoken to me in connection with the item appearing in your issue of June 2, 2009 containing the statement of the federal minister for water and power that Bhasha Diamer Project would be completed within the scheduled time in 2016. On the basis of information ...

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  • Since 1947 we have seen 13 years of military rule by Field Marshal Ayub Khan and then General Yahya Khan from 1958 to 1971, 11 years of military rule by General Ziaul Haq from 1977 to 1988 and a little more than 8 years of military rule by General Musharraf from 1999 to 2008 " summing up to 32 ...

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  • The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) include seven Agencies viz Bajaur, Orakzai, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, and the tribal areas adjoining Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Lakki Marwat and Tank districts. Article 247 provides for governance of ...

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  • Prior to 2005 the 'conflict' in Balochistan was probably confined to seven percent of its area including, in the main, parts of Kohlu and Dera Bugti districts whereas now it has engulfed about half the Province including many urban areas. The disaffected include large numbers of youth. This raises ...

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