News / Views

News / Views

Remembering Shujaat Bukhari

16 June 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Two years ago, a high profile Srinagar-based journalist Shujaat Bukhari was gunned down in highly mysterious circumstances. His friends and foes both are still clueless who exactly was behind this gruesome incident as police investigation to that also proved hardly any helpful.

Read more...

Are AJK and GB ready for tourism?

15 June 2020 | Ershad Mahmud | Special Report
Many in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan rely heavily on tourism for their livelihoods but health experts worry about the spread of virus if the region is reopened for tourism.

Read more...

Gauging the threat in AJK and GB

05 April 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is one of the less-affected areas as coronavirus continues to spread exponentially across the country. According to health authorities, nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in AJK. Three of them belong to Mirpur district, four to Bhimber district and two to Palandri district.

Read more...

Press release: Federal government slow-footed on CPEC projects in AJ&K: PM AJ&K

Appreciates CPDR for report on AJ&K specific CPEC projects
March 10, 2020
The CPEC projects sanctioned for Azad Jammu and Kashmir can transform it into a highly developed and prosperous region but the present government has been quite slow-footed in the release of funds for their timely execution. This would only create complications along with a whooping increase in their construction cost.

Read more...

AJK-centric CPEC projects to be back on track soon: president AJK

Report CPEC in AJ&K: a gateway to regional connectivity and beyond launched in Muzaffarabad.
CPEC will usher in an era of unprecedented development and growth in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the government is determined to address the factors, causing uncalled controversies and delay in the implementation of the projects related to it.

Read more...

Report Launch “CPEC in AJK, A Gateway to regional connectivity and beyond’’

Islamabad: (Parliament Times) Speaking on the report launching event of a report published by Center for Peace, Development and Reforms titled ‘CPEC IN AJK, a gateway to regional connectivity and beyond’ the author shared that four projects were initially sanctioned for AJK in CPEC but no significant development has taken place yet to materialize these projects.

Read more...

We have 9 guests and no members online