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15 February 2021, Monday I Vol 2, No.46

Navies conducts counter-terrorism demonstrations at Aman-2021



The Aman-2021 naval exercise, the developments in filing papers for the Senate elections, and a news report about Pakistan's position on the US troops in Afghanistan.

PR Daily Brief | PR Team

PR Editorial, 15 February 2021
Pakistan, Taliban and the US withdrawal from Afghanistan
News reports from Pakistan referring to officials have hinted that Islamabad would be in favour of the US-led forces in Afghanistan remaining for some more period. A section within Pakistan – both within and outside the Establishment consider the US-led international forces as a part of the problem in Afghanistan. Taliban would also want the international forces to leave as per its agreement with the US, signed last February.
 
The above section in Pakistan and Afghanistan would suggest that the sooner the external actors leave, the better the situation be. However, the ground situation in February 2021 would suggest otherwise. There has been a tremendous drawdown in the US forces since last February; Kabul has been overtly and covertly pressurised to yield to the US-Taliban deal – especially in terms of the release of prisoners. What have the Taliban yielded in the last one year? And is the situation better within Afghanistan?
 
From Pakistan’s perspective, is the status quo in terms of continuing violence inside Afghanistan, and the lack of success in intra-Afghan success acceptable? Pakistan would prefer some stability on both these counts before the international troops leave. Neither the Afghan National Army is too weak, that it would break up once the Americans leave, nor the Taliban is too powerful today to overrun cities and provinces as it did in the 1990s. The status quo means instability in Afghanistan and blowback for Pakistan.

 

 

In Focus
Navies conducts counter-terrorism demonstrations at Aman-2021
Pakistan stresses on need for blue economy

 

On 14 February, the Aman-2021 exercise conducted a rifle drill and a maritime counter-terrorism demonstration at PNS Qasim in Manora. The counter-terrorism demonstration aimed to showcase the “strength and specialised skills by special operations forces (SOFs) for countering acts of maritime terrorism.” It also focussed on “refining standard operating procedures, exchanging professional expertise” and improving interoperability among the SOFs. 

Participating heads meet Naval Chief
On the same day, commanders, chiefs, and admirals of participant  navies like Jordan, Djibouti, Sri Lanka, Russia, Saudi Arabia etc met with the Pakistan’s Chief of the Naval Staff. They discussed defence collaboration and maritime security dynamics and the Naval Chief outlined Pakistan’s initiatives towards building regional peace through the Regional Maritime Security Patrol (RMPS). Apart from this, he said Pakistan conducts regular bilateral engagements. (Shazia Hasan, “Marines, special forces display skills at naval exercise,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

International conference focuses on blue economy 
Simultaneously, in the harbour phase of the Aman-2021, the 9th International Maritime Conference (IMC) was held on the theme “Development of Blue Economy under a Secure and Sustainable Environment: A Shared Future for Western Indian Ocean Region.” During the Conference, SAPM Moeed Yusuf conveyed that while Pakistan has the potential to expand into a billion dollar blue economy,  it is earning only USD 200 million dollars from the ocean resources; however, he said Pakistan was working towards building the blue economy. (“Blue economy discussed in int’l conference on Aman-2021 sidelines,” The Express Tribune, 14 February 2021)

 

No PTI member from Sindh files papers for Senate elections
Confusion arises after PML-N nominates seven candidates from Punjab

Image Source: The Express Tribune

On 15 February (today), Dawn reported that the number of candidates who filed papers for the Senate elections had crossed 100. Today is also the last day for submitting nominations. However, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan, no one from the PTI had filed their papers from Sindh as of 14 February. 

Fissures within PTI emerge as Senate elections close in 
Though the PTI has announced 20 candidates from all provinces and the capital, the two candidates from Sindh - Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda and Saifullah Abro - have not filed their papers. Meanwhile, the ECP has set 24 February as the date for hearing the cases against Vawda’s dual nationality; the ECP has already imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on him for “repeatedly asking for postponements.” 

Further, the central parliamentary board of the PTI withdrew its nomination of Abdul Qadir from Balochistan after facing opposition from the party’s provincial leaders and zonal heads. Similarly, party workers in Islamabad expressed resentment over the PTI’s decision to award the party ticket to the Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue. (Amir Wasim, “No PTI member files paper for Senate polls from Sindh,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

PML-N nominates five more from Punjab; creates confusion
On the same day, the PML-N Information Secretary said the party had nominated seven candidates from Punjab. The announcement came after the party directed five more candidates to file their papers in the province. With that, the total number of party candidates from Punjab reached 10 thereby raising confusions on which three would be dropped. While the PML-N Secretary General said, the five candidates will be covering candidates, some of them expressed their displeasure at the same. (Amjad Mahmood, “With five new nominees, PML-N has 10 Punjab candidates for Senate polls,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

 

Pakistan is open to the idea of US forces staying until a political deal is reached
Insists that all sides remain committed to the negotiations

Image Source: The Express Tribune

On 14 February, The Express Tribune quoting a senior official stated that Pakistan is not opposed to the idea of the US-led international forces extending their stay in Afghanistan until a political deal is reached through intra-Afghan talks. Further, the official stated, “While we want every side to stick to the deal, Pakistan desires orderly and responsible withdrawal of the US and other international forces,” adding, “The key here is not to repeat the mistakes of the past.”

Pakistan neither wants absolute victory of Taliban nor the insurgents to be marginalised
According to a recent paper prepared by Pakistan's diplomats, retired generals and other experts, the country neither wants absolute victory of the Taliban nor the insurgents to be marginalised. Further, the report says that while Pakistan is in contact with the Biden administration, it is also reaching out to regional players including China, Russia and Iran for a regional consensus on the developing situation. (Kamran Yousaf, “Pakistan favours US stay in Afghanistan till political deal,” The Express Tribune, 15 February 2021)


In Brief
INTERNAL
PDM cancels rallies in Sargodha and Khuzdar
On 14 February, PDM leaders decided to call off the rallies in Sargodha and Khuzdar which were to be held on 23 and 27 February respectively. The alliance decided to cancel the rallies in view to better prepare for the Senate elections and the long march. Further, Rehman also directed all the component parties of the alliance to gear up their preparations for the Senate elections and long march. (“Sargodha, Khuzdar rallies put off: All set for march, says Fazlur Rehman,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

PTI blames PPP for ‘intentionally neglecting’ civic bodies in Karachi
On 14 February, ministers from the PTI blamed the PPP government in Sindh for ‘intentionally neglecting’ municipal bodies in Karachi. Further, the ministers argued that the federal government was working beyond its constitutional responsibility as it understood the importance of Karachi in national development. Further, the Governor of Sindh also resonated the same stating that the Sindh government had taken over important functions of the local government. (Azfar-ul-Ashfaque, “PTI blames PPP for civic bodies’ woes in Karachi,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

PMO issues show-cause notices to under-performing Punjab bureaucrats 
On 14 February, the Prime Minister’s Office, (PMO) issued show-cause notices and warning letters to officers for their delayed response or inaction towards public complaints registered on the Pakistan Citizen’s Portal. According to the notice, 263 officers were issued warning letters, seven were given show-cause notices and 833 officers were directed to be careful in future, while explanations were sought from 111 officers. (Syed Irfan Raza, “Under-performing Punjab bureaucrats given notices,” Dawn, 15 February 2021)

 
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Waqar Ahmed builds a case for the FATF to take actions against India, and says that India is using hawala transactions to finance terror. Zahoor Marwat, compliments the above note, with his own analysis of India as a terror-sponsoring state and patron sponsor for the TTP. Syed Nazir Gilani reviews India’s J&K strategy and its ability to get the EU to visit, and recommends that Pakistan has no option but to rise as a North Star and act as a ‘guide star’ to the Kashmiris.
 
An editorial in the News reviews the Zia period policy that bans student unions in educational institutions. Kamran Yousaf reviews an essay on Pakistan-US relations, with a focus on the bilateral economy.

 

"Pakistan’s politics looks increasingly like the rerun of an old movie in which the actors remain the same and so does the plot which twists and turns to an unsurprising end… Today, with the government and opposition accusing each other of mala fide intent in the Senate election this does little to enhance the legitimacy of the upper house in popular perception. Political expediency extracts a price — public disillusionment and disenchantment not only with politicians but with the political system, leaving democracy the poorer for it."
-An opinion in Dawn by Maleeha Lodhi
on ‘Politics of expediency’

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