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Salman Bashir

Salman Bashir is a Pakistani diplomat who served as the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan and as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to India.
Twitter: @SalmanB_Isb

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US and China: Imperatives of averting a collision




US President Donald Trump (L) and China's President Xi Jinping. (AFP/file)

December 09, 2018

Enlightened politicians required to fend off threat to globalization

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a challenge that is bordering on rebellion from within her own Conservative Party and in the House of Commons on the question of the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated with the EU by her government. 

November 19, 2018

The people of Pakistan have taken a great leap of faith

The General elections in Pakistan on July 25 have been a game changer for this nation of about 200 million people. Across the length and breadth of the country they have voted for change in the form of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, the party led by the charismatic Imran Khan.

July 27, 2018