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3 October 2020, Saturday, Vol 1 No. 149

No progress in CPEC projects in Baluchistan, says Senator Sherry Rehman



No progress in CPEC projects in Baluchistan, says Senator Sherry Rehman, "Enemies of the army are in fact enemies of Pakistan," says Imran K

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In-Focus

No progress in CPEC projects in Balochistan, says Senator Sherry Rehman

Development in Balochistan’s SEZ seems “a farce”

On 2 October, a special parliamentary committee on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor chaired by PPP Parliamentary Leader in the Senate and the convener of the Special Committee Senator Sherry Rehman, observed that no progress had been made in the CPEC projects in Balochistan, since 2017. The parliamentary committee directed Mathar Niaz Rana, the secretary of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, to prioritise Baluchistan-specific umbrella projects. Meanwhile, Senator Usman Khan Kakar said that the inability to construct the 132KV grid station in Bostan due to the non-availability of required funds was unfortunate. (“Committee sees no progress in CPEC projects in Balochistan,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

Reproofs shifting of responsibilities

The committee members said that no tangible progress was achieved since 2017 and that despite recommendations, provisions of electricity supply and gas in Baluchistan’s Bostan town and the town’s development as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) seemed a sham. Senator Sherry expressed dissatisfaction over the discrepancies and the insufficiencies in the briefing given by the ministry and allied departments. “Briefing given by the ministry and its various allied departments is insufficient and lacks details on many aspects. The departments are shifting responsibility on one another and there seems no to be institutional collaboration and no progress in CPEC projects in Balochistan since 2017,” she said. (“Sherry Rehman sees no progress in CPEC Balochistan projects since 2017,” The News International, 3 October 2020)

On the Gwadar power plant issue

Sherry said: “Two projects from Balochistan have been discussed. The SEZ and provision of energy to Gwadar. The federal government is misrepresenting the facts on projects on Balochistan, including the SEZs, as well as the power project for Gwadar which has been caught in Nepra tariff since 2017, and has still not cranked up.” “SEZ at Bostan has received no Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) funding and hence no progress could be achieved. Planning Division’s unprofessional approach towards CPEC and its various umbrella projects with special reference to development of Special Economic Zones in Balochistan and other parts of the country is disappointing. We have decided that the planning minister will address the agenda on Balochistan himself,” the Senator added.

"Enemies of the army are in fact enemies of Pakistan," says Imran Khan

Vows to defeat the opposition’s designs and defend state institutions

On 2 October, Prime Minister Imran Khan issued directives to all leader from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) while presiding over the first meeting of a committee which was formed to counter the plans of the opposition. At the meeting asked all PTI leaders to thwart moves by the opposition intended at destabilising the government and maligning the army, stating, “Enemies of the army are in fact enemies of Pakistan.” Meanwhile, he is also planning a legal strategy to bring back Nawaz Sharif from the United Kingdom given the absence of absence an extradition treaty between the two.

Reiterates: No fear of the opposition’s campaign

PM Khan also noted that he did not fear the opposition’s campaign against the government, ruling out any National Reconciliation Ordinance-like concession adding that his mission is to expose all corrupt oppositions. Further, he stated, “the opposition leaders have a problem with the army, and that is why their corruption is being traced.” Further, he said, “Nawaz Sharif wants to bring people on to the streets while he and his children are sitting in London,” adding that Nawaz wanted institutions to protect his interests.

Rebel’ PML-N MPAs to be contacted

At the meeting, it was also decided that the five ‘rebel’ PML-N members of the Punjab Assembly who had recently met Chief Minister Usman Buzdar without informing the party leadership will be contacted. (Syed Irfan Raza, “PM asks aides for legal plan to bring Nawaz back,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

In-Brief

INTERNAL

Legislative initiatives to curb violence against women: Qureshi

On 1 October, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi assured the international community that Pakistan is taking “legislative initiatives” to curb violence against women. Speaking at the 25th anniversary of the World Conference on Women, he said the National Action Plan on Human Rights had ‘protection of women’ as one of its key priorities. He said the government had also set up protection centres and a 24-hour helpline to provide free legal advice, redressal and referral mechanism to women. The UN Secretary General and other world leaders also noted that women’s rights were under attack all over the world, especially during the pandemic. According to a UN report, only 48 countries included violence against women in their Covid-19 response plans. (“Pakistan taking initiatives to curb violence against women, FM tells UN, Dawn, 3 October 2020)

HRCP and PFUJ criticise the government and PEMRA over ban on speeches

On 2 October, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) criticised the government and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) for their ban on the broadcast of speeches of ‘proclaimed offenders and absconders’. HRCP stated that this step violates not only citizens’ right to freedom of expression under Article 19 of the Constitution, but also impinges on people’s right to know, adding that such orders only shows arbitrary censorship, with the people who advocate only favours it when it benefits them and abandoning it when it does not. Further, in a joint statement, PFUJ president and secretary-general stated that PEMRA is functioning on the dictation from those who are against media and the freedom of speech and expression. (“PFUJ, HRCP slam govt, Pemra over ban on speeches,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

Two terrorists killed, one arrested, and a targeted killing in N. Waziristan

On 2 October, two terrorists were killed and one was arrested in an exchange of fire between security personnel and militants in Datakhel area of North Waziristan district. An army captain and three soldiers were also wounded in the incident. In another incident on the same day, a resident of Haiderkhel village in North Waziristan was shot dead by unidentified men. Since January, 30 people have died in incidents of targeted killings in North Waziristan. (“Two terrorists killed, one arrested in N. Waziristan,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

PBS releases CPI data, highlights worrisome trends

On 2 October, data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics revealed that Pakistan’s headline national inflation accelerated faster than expected to 9.04 per cent in September 2020, against 8.2 per cent last month. In September, rural inflation stood at 11.1 percent as against urban inflation which stood at 7.7 per cent.

Increasing food prices: Over September, prices of vegetable, meat and pulses increased with tomatoes showing the highest increase in prices.  Tomato prices increased by 44 per cent but fresh fruit prices fell by 6.19 per cent. (“CPI inflation rises faster than expected to 9.04pc in Sept 2020,”The News International, 3 October 2020)

ON NAWAZ SHARIF

NAB produces reports on assets of Nawaz Sharif to an accountability court

On 1 October, the judge of an accountability court attached properties and assets owned by Nawaz Sharif after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented a report before the court. According to Dawn, the report states that Nawaz owns more than Rs200,000 in four active bank accounts and a small amount of foreign currency in three other bank accounts. Further, it contains other details of his assets. As per the report, “letters were issued to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for provision of record”. This comes after the judge had earlier declared Nawaz an absconder in Toshakhana reference thereby, seeking details of the properties owned by him. (Malik Asad, “NAB presents report on Nawaz’s assets to court,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

UK govt refuses to assist with the execution of Nawaz Sharif’s arrest warrants

The UK government has informed Pakistani officials that it is not their job nor does it have the mandate to enforce warrants adding that they will not get involved in Pakistan’s internal political matters. Further, the options for Pakistan High Commission are limited, it can do nothing beyond using the services of Royal Mail and courier services for the “signed and acknowledged” service or get its own staff to get the papers signed. The recipient of the post, Nawaz has the freedom to either voluntarily accept or sign the correspondence or not. This comes as the Pakistan High Commission has been trying to get the non-bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif executed at the Avenfield House nearly a month after the warrants were received in Pakistan. The federal government has stated that it will write another letter to the UK government for the deportation Nawaz. (Murtaza Ali Shah, “UK refuses to help execute Nawaz’s arrest warrants,” The News International, 3 October 2020)

An opinion says that Nawaz’s words are the outward manifestations of his thoughts

An opinion in the Dawn says that the three speeches made by Nawaz Sharif are deliberately provocative adding, that he is using his speeches as artillery bombardment to soften the battlefield for the ground assault through jalsas and rallies. As he has chosen the path of confrontation as a rational act, despite the risks entailed his three hard-hitting, direct and accusatory speeches within 10 days have sent political temperatures soaring, leaving the political class perplexed. Further, as he war-gamed the situation where for his every move, the other side has to retaliate with a higher calibre, the opinion states that climbing up the escalatory ladder suits Nawaz. Further, Nawaz’s strategizes he has looked into the possible reactions from the other side as well. The opinion adds that now the other side has to first determine Nawaz’s vulnerability and then go after that, while concluding that, Nawaz knows what he wants. Does the other side? (Fahd Husain, “What does Nawaz Sharif want?,”Dawn, 3 October 2020)

ON GILGIT BALTISTAN

Not seeking Army’s help for GB elections: Caretaker CM

On 2 October, the caretaker government of GB announced that it would not seek the Army’s supervisional support for the 15 November polls. For security, Pakistan Rangers, police personnel, and GB scouts will ber deployed. After consulting medical experts, the GB Chief Election Commissioner will also issue SOPs to avoid spread of novel coronavirus during election activities. (“GB won’t seek Army’s help for Nov 15 polls,” Dawn, 3 October 2020)

PAKISTAN’S WORLD VIEW

Babri Masjid demolition and the end of Nehruvian secularism

An editorial in Dawn traces the current growth of India’s far right sentiments to the LK Advani’s infamous 1990 yatra. The editorial terms the consequent Babri demolition “the beginning of the end of Indian secularism, with the Nehruvian dream replaced by the nightmarish vision of the Sangh Parivar...” The editorial criticises the recent acquittal of the accused despite a former judge confirming that there was “ample evidence” linking the leaders to the crime. The editorial says that the Babri demolition was a harbinger of darker times, especially for the Muslims who are today, lynched, or asked to prove their citizenship, or ar held under military siege (Kashmir). The editorial warns that if this trajectory continues Muslims and other religious minorities will be “transformed into a permanent underclass and denied all fundamental rights.” (“Babri acquittals, Dawn, 3 October 2020)

The Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict and external ambitions

An editorial in The Express Tribune looks at the future possibilities in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict with regard to external actors, mainly Russia and Turkey. The editorial says the current military imbalance between the two (Azerbaijan being militarily stronger) could lead to the involvement of Turkey. Though Turkey has denied any involvement, the Armenians believe that Ankara is providing direct support to Baku. Further, the entry of Russia is inevitable in a prolonged conflict because Moscow has its interests in the former Soviet states and is allegedly involved in several proxy wars against Turkey. (“Conflict in Caucasus,” The Express Tribune, 3 October 2020)

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Record COVID-19 spike in a single day;