Rustam Shah Mohmand

Rustam Shah Mohmand is a specialist of Afghanistan and Central Asian Affairs. He has served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan and also held position of Chief Commissioner Refugees for a decade.

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As expulsion deadline approaches, Pakistan-Afghan relations are on the brink

They don’t know where to go. For years they’ve lived in Pakistan in makeshift houses, tents and garages. Their homes in Afghanistan no longer exist. Many feel like strangers in their ancestral villages.

October 28, 2023

The Durand Line: A British legacy that fuels new tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan

The border between British India and Afghanistan was demarcated by a boundary commission headed by British representative, Sir Mortimer Durand, in 1893 at the zenith of power and prestige of the British empire.

July 07, 2023

India’s G20 moot in Srinagar was a marketing move that has backfired

As the current President of the G20 group, India has convened a meeting of the 19 countries and European Union in Srinagar, Kashmir, from May 22 to May 24. 

May 24, 2023