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20 October 2020, Tuesday I Vol 1, No.163

FM Qureshi meets with Hekmatyar



FM Qureshi meets with Hekmatyar and Senate witnessed heated exchanges between the Govt and opposition

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In Focus

FM Qureshi meets with Hekmatyar 

Says Pakistan has always supported a peaceful, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan

According to Dawn, speaking to ex-Afghan prime minister and Hezb-i-Islami chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on 19 October, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi urged all parties of the Afghan peace process to honour their respective commitments and to work towards violence reduction and a ceasefire. “The Afghan leaders must seize this historic opportunity to achieve durable and sustainable peace in Afghanistan,” Qureshi said. The minister stressed the importance of an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process that is achieved through a broad-based, inclusive and comprehensive political settlement. He also emphasized the importance of being guarded against ‘spoilers’ from within and outside. (“Qureshi urges Afghan parties to work for ceasefire,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

Pakistan facilitated US-Taliban Doha talks, says Qureshi

Underscoring the historic brotherhood between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Qureshi reiterated Islamabad’s desire to deepen ties with Kabul. He reiterated PM Khan’s stance that the Afghanistan conflict had no military solution and stated that Islamabad had always supported a “peaceful, stable, united, democratic, sovereign and prosperous Afghanistan”. He claimed that Pakistan supported the intra-Afghan negotiations and thus facilitated the Afghan peace process that led to the US-Taliban Peace Agreement in Doha on 29 February. Qureshi also highlighted the steps taken by Islamabad to support Afghanistan for reconstruction, economic development, improved transit and bilateral trade relations.

Hekmatyar’s visit

According to Dawn, Hezb-i-Islami leader and veteran Afghan politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar arrived in Islamabad for a three-day Pakistan visit on 19 October. He is also expected to meet PM Imran Khan, President Dr Arif Alvi, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser and Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, during the course of his visit. Dawn also says that Hekmatyar, who has twice served as Afghanistan's prime minister, will also speak at a policy think-tank's programme and interact with the media. ("Hekmatyar due on three-day visit today," Dawn, 19 October 2020) 

Meanwhile, Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), called on the FM. During the meeting, Qureshi appreciated UNAMA’s role in aiding Afghanistan’s socioeconomic development. He once again underscored Pakistan’s facilitative role in Afghan peace. (“Hekmatyar in Pakistan on three-day visit,” The News International, 20 October 2020)

In Brief

POLITICS

Senate witnessed heated exchanges between the Govt and opposition over making the army controversial

On 19 October, the Senate witnessed heated exchanges when lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, during an intense debate on the current situation after launching of the PDM. The house witnessed an indirect debate on the alleged political role of the army and blamed each other for making the institution controversial in the country. With accusation being hurled, the upper house of parliament which met after a two-day recess could not take up even a single item on the 48-point agenda due to furious speeches made by opposition and treasury members one after the other for more than two hours. Further, the Senate Chairman was seen struggling to keep the decorum, with proceedings being disrupted on numerous occasions when members interrupted each other and indulged in a heated exchange of arguments without having the floor. (Amir Wasim, “Govt, opposition trade charges for making army controversial,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

INTERNAL

An editorial says that censorship has no place in a modern society

An editorial in the Dawn critical of the lack of freedom of the press in the country states that protestations against rising media censorship and growing curbs on the constitutionally mandated freedom of expression have increased since the PTI government took power more than two years ago. Further, the editorial states that it is a well-known fact that the media is under constant pressure to abstain from saying, writing and showing anything that does not go with the official version of events. A vivid example being the recent PDM rally where it became obvious that speakers who are known critics of the establishment’s political role got little or no time on-air. Further, it states that the kind of censorship witnessed today reflects the fear and insecurities embedded within the state structure, with the state finding it hard to reconcile with democratic notions of tolerance and respect for differing points of view within society. The editorial concludes by stating that censorship has no place in modern society and that If Pakistan has to live up to its Constitution and its founding values the state must step back from its coercive approach towards freedom of expression and let people speak their mind. (“No right to censor,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

Editorial highlights the negative side of protests

An opinion article in Dawn asks whether protests have forgone civilian supremacy. Listing various protests, the author says it should have been understood that if an elected government is sent home packing through protests, it would become a tradition soon.  According to the author, the current agitation will demand a high price from all proponents of democracy, especially the liberal circle. For example, he says when the Afghan Tali­ban shares power in Afghanistan, religious parties in Pakistan would expect the same. He cautions that if the incumbent government is ousted, JUI-F’s demands can range from the imposition of the Sharia to excluding madrassas from any regulation. Further, he says Nawaz claims to oppose the establishment’s meddling in politics but his own party members meet top army officials.  (Shahzad Sharjeel, “Protest pitfalls,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

TikTok restored across the country with conditions 

On 19 October, TikTok services were restored across the country with certain conditions, as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) warned the company that spread of ‘vulgarity’ and ‘indecent’ content and ‘abuse of societal values’ would result in a permanent ban on the app. According to the PTA, the earlier ban has been lifted after an ‘assurance’ regarding effective ‘moderation of content’ by the TikTok management in a virtual meeting. This comes after the video-sharing platform was banned by the telecom regulator on 9 October after several warnings to it regarding complaints against ‘unethical’ content. Further, TikTok issued a statement appreciating the unblocking of the app, stating, “We appreciate the PTA’s commitment to ongoing productive dialogue and recognise their care for the digital experience of Pakistani users.” (Kalbe Ali, “TikTok restored in Pakistan with conditions,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

ON PDM

PDM accuses PTI govt to be behind the arrest of Captain (retd) Safdar 

On 19 October, just after the massive power show of the PDM in Karachi, the police raided the hotel room of the PLM-N vice president Maryam Nawaz and arrested her husband, Mohammad Safdar leaving the PPP administration in Sindh into an awkward position. The PDM leadership went on unanimously alleged that this was an attempt by the federal government and its agencies, which “kidnapped the provincial police chief and forced him into signing the arrest order.” Further, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari went on to condemn the arrest stating, “The Sindh government was kept unaware about the action and the arrest. Further, Maryam Nawaz stated, “They [the PTI government] thought they can drive a wedge between the PDM [member parties]. We know things like this would happen. We are prepared as well.” (Imran Ayub, “PPP left red-faced after arrest of Maryam’s husband,” Dawn, 20 October 2020) Meanwhile, in the Senate witnessed insults, the joint opposition claimed that the two public meetings of the PDM had ‘shaken legs of the rulers’, prompting them to act nervously and play with provincial autonomy to arrest of Maryam’s husband. (Mumtaz Alvi, “Govt, opposition sling mud at each other in Senate over Safdar’s arrest,” The News International, 20 October 2020)

MQM-P, PSP criticises PDM’s silence on Karachi’s problems

On 19 October, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and Pak Sarzameen Party criticised the PDM for not speaking on the problems faced by people in Karachi. Leaders of the MQM-P said except for delivering speeches based on linguistic and racial bias, the PDM leaders did not do anything for the city’s development or address the unemployment in the province. The PSP chairman said when Imran says that the establishment and government are on the same page, he is implying that the economy is deteriorating at the behest of the establishment; thus defaming the establishment. He said the power struggle between the government and the Opposition has nothing to do with the well-being of the ordinary citizens. (“MQM-P, PSP decry Pakistan Democratic Movement rally for no word on Karachi’s issues,” The News International, 20 October 2020)

ON COVID-19

PM Imran Khan warns of a second wave of Covid-19

On 19 October, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated, “I fear there might be another spike of coronavirus in cities where the rate of pollution increases in October and November.” Further, he stated that although measures were taken by the government during the pandemic there it is still necessary for precautions to be observed to combat the expected second wave of the virus. Adding, “I fear that in these two months — October and November [...] cities like Faisalabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Gujranwala where there is more pollution [...] there might be a second spike in coronavirus cases. The cases are rising gradually and we hope that they don’t increase quickly; we are monitoring it.” Further, he was briefed of the Punjab government’s plan to provide subsidised consumer items to people at 350 Sahulat bazaars to be established in the province. (Syed Irfan Raza, “Imran fears second Covid-19 wave in coming months,” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

ECONOMY

Pakistan’s foreign debt rises by $13 billion from 2018

On 19 October, the State Bank of Pakistan said the country’s foreign debt stood at $113 billion as of 30 June 2020. This is an increase from $96 billion in 2018 as the current government took $17 billion foreign loan. The SBP said $7 billion was added to Pakistan’s foreign debt in one year. (“Pak foreign debt jacks up to $113 bn: State Bank,” The News International, 20 October 2020)

PAKISTAN’S WORLD VIEW

Opinion article on the possible outcomes

An opinion article in Dawn highlights the aftermath of the US elections. The author says the minuses of Trump, like his response to Covid-19 and hidden tax returns, could be nullified by electoral systems and Trump’s and the Republican Party’s willingness to exploit them. The author wonders whether the end of Trump’s presidency will out an end to bigoted nationalistic politics. The author says though Biden’s win might put Pakistan under scrutiny for human rights violations but it could also give Pakistan a leverage on the Kashmir issue. He says Biden might be less supportive of Netanyahu’s expansionist ambitions and also press the Afghan Taliban on human rights. (Dr Niaz Murtaza, “Trump’s departure?” Dawn, 20 October 2020)

ON GILGIT-BALTISTAN

Op-ed article says altering GB status should be done with caution

An Op-ed article in Daily Times says altering the constitutional status of GB might bring the same criticism on Pakistan as faced by India after 5 August 2019. The author says any change in the constitutional status of GB or “AJK” should be provisional without compromising Pakistan’s commitment to the UNSC resolutions. He says there are two options for this: provisional status to GB alone or more autonomy could be given to both GB and “AJK.” He says any decision to change the status of Gb should be done through a consultative process with stakeholders and international law experts. (Raashid Wali Janjua, “Constitutional Reforms for Gilgit-Baltistan,” Daily Times, 20 October 2020)

ON KASHMIR

Op-ed article on Moeed Yousaf’s interview with The Wire

An op-ed article in Daily Times appreciates the way Moeed Yousaf handled the issue of Kashmir in his interview to Karan Thapar. The author says this could be a step towards starting an engagement between New Delhi and Islamabad after 5 August 2019. He says India has no choice but to address the Kashmir issue as four of the conditions that Moeed mentioned for  resumption of talks are related to Kashmir. However, he says Moeed should have made sharper references like in the subject handling political prisoners. He says Moeed should have sharpened his tools on Kashmir and should have had many discussions with Kashmiri experts. (Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, “Handling of Kashmir by special assistant to Prime Minister,” Daily Times, 20 October 2020)

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07 June 2020, Sunday I Vol 1, No.38

Pakistan This Week

05 June 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.36

Highest COVID Spike

04 June 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.35

Imran receives a briefing at the ISI HQ

03 June 2020, Wednesday, Vol 1, No.34

Covid cases spike and Lahore becomes the epicentre

01 June 2020, Monday, Vol 1, No.32

Drivers of Karachi Violence

30 May 2020, Saturday, No 1, No.30

Gwadar port ready for the Afghan goods

29 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.29

Pakistan remembers 28 May Nuclear Tests

24 May 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No.24

Pakistan This Week

22 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.22

The missing girls of Pakistan

21 May 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No.21

Locusts threaten Pakistan's food security

17 May 2020, Sunday, Vol 1, No 17

Pakistan This Week

15 May 2020, Friday, Vol 1, No.15

Disregard for SOPs peaks Covid-19 cases

14 May 2020, Thursday, Vol 1, No 14

Violence in Afghanistan and the Media in Pakistan

12 May 2020, Tuesday, Vol 1, No 12

Smart Lockdown, SOPs vs Social Realities

9 May 2020, Saturday, Vol 1, No 9

Record COVID-19 spike in a single day;