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An Interview with Zainab Ahmed Cheema

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Nov, 2018
  • Interview

Global Age talks to Miss Cheema, who joined KIPS in 2013 and passed her CSS exam with merit number 15, about her educational background and pre-exam preparation

‘I would advise them to try to find an answer to the 'why' part of their decision. In this specific answer they are going to find the motivation for choosing this path which can, of course, be different for everyone. But ...


INTERVIEW WITH DR. ASIM MEHMOOD, Ph.D ENVIRONMENT SPECIALIST, ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, PRESIDENT ENVIRONMENT CONSULTANT ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTAN (ECAP)

  • Saleem Shahab
  • June, 2018
  • Interview

Having experience of over 20 years in the field of environment, Dr. Asim Mehmood, President Environment Consultant Association of Pakistan (ECAP), is PhD in Environmental Sciences. He also renders his services as Environment Specialist, Asian Development Bank with core responsibility of environmental audits of funded projects.

 He also serves as Convener, Environment Comm...


INTERVIEW WITH MR. GOHAR AYUB KHAN

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • May, 2018
  • Interview

GoharAyub Khan and his family has played very important role in national politics. For the first time, his uncle Sardar Bahadur Khan joined politics and later on his father field marshal Ayub Khan followed suit. His father also brought Mr. GoharAyub Khan in the politics. Now his wife ZaibGohar and his son UmerAyub too have entered this domain. During Musharraf era, his wife Begum ZaibGohar became M...


INTERVIEW WITH MIR WA’EZ UMER FAROOQ

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Apr, 2018
  • Interview

Chairman All Party Hurriyat Conference, Mir Wa’ezUmerFarooq needs no introduction. He is fervent apostle of the Kashmir freedom movement led by his father Mir Wa’ez Muhammad FarooqShaheed. His religious and political services are applauded by all

WOULD YOU LIKE TO THROW LIGHT UPON THE SERVICES RENDERED BY YOUR FATHER FOR KASHMIR FREEDOM MOVEMENT?

From the day...


INTERVIEW WITH MR. EJAZ UL HAQ

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Mar, 2018
  • Interview

Mr. Ejaz ul Haq, Member National Assembly, is the eldest son of former President of Pakistan, General Muhammad Zia ul Haq. He is known for his relation with General Zia ul Haq and he is proud to be so. He says that he has made his mission to serve the people just to keep his father’s name high in the people’s memories. He stepped in the domain of politics in 1988 and he contested his first election...


INTERVIEW WITH MIR ZAFAR ULLAH KHAN JAMALI

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Feb, 2018
  • Interview

Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Jamali is cool and composed political personality. Despite being fully involved in current politics, he is a walking example of the values fashioned in the days bygone.  Even his opponents acknowledge his decency and noble behavior. He has been achieving political mileage for four decades. According to political analysts: Mr. Jamali remains on track while doing politics...


INTERVIEW WITH Baela Raza Jamil

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Jan, 2018
  • Interview

Ms. Baela Raza Jamil is a public policy specialist and currently the Director of Programmes at Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), the Director of the Institute for Professional Learning, a coordinator at the South Asia Forum for Education Development (SAFED) and a Managing Trustee at the Sanjan Nagar Public Education Trust. She is also affiliated with the Technical Advisory Group of the UN Secretary Gener...


INTERVIEW WITH LT GENERAL (RTD) ABDUL QADIR BALOCH

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Dec, 2017
  • Interview

Lt. General (Rtd) Abdul Qadir Baloch is a soldier having prestigious as well as impressive personality. He stepped up the ladder of success gradually during his professional career in Pakistan Army. He joined Pakistan Army in 1967. Major part of his service was spent at LOC, Azad Kashmir. He was awarded Sitara e Imtiaz because of his valour and courage. He also rendered his services as Corps Commander Q...


INTERVIEW WITH PROMELA JACOB CSS, 2016 CUSTOM SERVICE MERIT NO. 82

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2017
  • Interview
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INTERVIEW WITH JAMSHAID AHMAD KHAN DASTI, MEMBER NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND LEADER PAKISTAN AWAMI RAJ PARTY

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Nov, 2017
  • Interview

HOW DID YOU EMBARK ON POLITICS AND WHAT WAS THE REASON OF YOUR SUCCESS?

The injustice and highhandedness committed by feudal lords forced me to join politics in my area. I come of a poor family. My father had been working as a baildar in Canal Department; however, he was a sportsman and fond of exercise, desi kushti (local style of wrestling) and Kabadi.  We used to resi...


RANA SHOUKAT MEHMOOD

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Oct, 2017
  • Interview

Rana Shoukat Mehmood is a high qualified, veteran politician who is known for his moral fiber. He is counted one of the founding fathers of Pakistan Peoples Party. He got his Master Degrees in Political Science and Psychology. He is also a Bachelor of Law (LLB). He started his career in law in 1964 as a professional lawyer. During his study, he actively participated in student politics and as a law...


INTERVIEW WITH DR. MUBASHIR HASSAN

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Sep, 2017
  • Interview

Dr. Mubashir hassan did his civil engineering and also worked as a teacher for some time. Later on he joined politics. Dr. Mubashir hassan alongwith late zulifqar ali bhutto is the founder of pakistan people’s party. In the lawn of his home, situated in gulberg, lahore, pakistan peoples party was founded. He helped establish kahuta nuclear project and his political role in the development of nuclear bom...


INTERVIEW WITH SARDAR AYAZ SADIQSPEAKER NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

  • MOHAMMAD SHAHZAD
  • Aug, 2017
  • Interview

WHAT IS AT YOUR CREDIT IN POLITICAL ARENA?

I don’t give credit to myself since I am rendering my duties with the blessings of God. There is a list of my achievements in National Assembly. I managed promotion as well as recruitment in National Assembly on merit. Pakistan’s parliament is the first solar energy based parliament in the world. We have also established Sustainable Developm...


INTERVIEW WITH SARDAR NAWAB GHOUS BAKHSH BAROZAI FORMER CHIEF MINISTER OF BALOCHISTAN

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • July, 2017
  • Interview

Nawab Ghous Bakhsh Barozai is the Chieftain of his tribe Barozai who got politics as a legacy. His father Sardar Nawab Muhammad Khan Barozai was a veteran political leader from Baluchistan and was elected Speaker Baluchistan Provincial Assembly and Chief Minister of the Province twice. He suffered hardships during General Zia era due to his affiliation with Pakistan People's Party. He rose to promin...


INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RETD) EHSAN UL HAQ

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • June, 2017
  • Interview

General (Retd) Ehsan ul Haq is former Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee of Pakistan; former Director General, Inter Services Intelligence and former Corps Commander, Peshawer. He got his Master Degree in War Studies from National Defence University, Islamabad. He is a defence analyst and delivers lectures all over the world. He has been awarded Hilal e Imtiaz and Nishan e Imtiaz(Military) in ...


INTERVIEW WITH SYEDA ABIDA HUSSAIN

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • May, 2017
  • Interview

Q. WHO BROUGHT YOU INTO POLITICS?

The decision to join politics was made by me and my husband after mutual consultation. I had applied for the reserved seat for women from Pakistan People's Party. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto awarded me one. In fact he had visited to see my father in my house. It was then when I developed an acquaintance with him.

Q. DID YOU FACE ANY HURD...


DECLINE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE OR SYSTEMIC FAILURE?

  • Ch. Mhammad Ashraf
  • May, 2017
  • Interview

In the contemporary history of Pakistan, the decline in governance can be dated to 1985 with the induction into power of a non-party political apparatus

My late father, a World War I veteran, was a great admirer of the British Raj. “No past government can compare with the Insaf dispensed by the Gora log, nor is there any guarantee that any future one will be able to do so!” was his u...


AN INTERVIEW WITH KASHMIRI HURRIAT LEADER SYED ALI SHAH GEELANI

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Apr, 2017
  • Interview

WHAT IS INDIA'S POLICY ON KASHMIR IN YOUR OPINION?

India's policy on Kashmir is strict and is based on obduracy. She wants to prolong her occupation in the Kashmir region through military might. By applying delaying tactics, she wants to squander the energy of Kashmiri freedom movements and its workers. This is the Indian policy since the day first.

YOU SPENT A LOT OF...


An INTERVIEW WITH NAWAB SHAHZAIN BUGTI

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Mar, 2017
  • Interview

WHAT IS THE REASON JAMHOORI WATAN PARTY DID NOT ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE BALUCHISTAN?

After the martyrdom of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, the organizational work of JAMHOORI WATAN PARTY stopped. I tried my best to renew the efforts but I was kept in prison most of the time during Pervaiz Musharraf and Zardardi regimes. Our party is popular in Baluchistan while efforts are bei...


INTERVIEW WITH GENERAL (RETD) MIRZA ASLAM BEG, FORMER CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, PAKISTAN

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Feb, 2017
  • Interview

GLOBAL AGE: HOW DO YOU SEE THE CHANGE OF COMMAND IN PAKISTAN ARMY?

GEN BEG: It is a welcome move since the change of command took place in line with the principles. New Army Chief is competent like the predecessor General Raheel Sharif. In sha Allah, he would deliver in such difficult times. In the same way, General Zubair Mehmood Hayat, Chairman as Joint Chief of Staff would discover...


THE BILL GATES OF PAKISTAN

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Jan, 2017
  • Interview

INTERVIEW WITH MR. SALIM GHAURI

SALIM GHAURI, FOUNDER AND CEO OF NETSOL, ONE OF THE TOP I.T. COMPANIES OF PAKISTAN IS CALLED BILL GATES OF PAKISTAN. IT IS HE WHO RAISED AN I.T. COMPANY FROM A SCRATCH IN A COUNTRY ALREADY ENTANGLED WITH PROBLEMS LIKE TERRORISM, ECONOMIC CRISIS, ILLITERACY AND SO ON. FOR SOMETIME HE RENDERED HIS SERVICES AS CHAIRMAN, TASK FORCE OF I.T. IN PUNJAB. ALSO...


INTERVIEW WITH WASEEM SAJJAD FORMER PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN AND CHAIRMAN SENATE

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Dec, 2016
  • Interview

GLOBALAGE: YOU TOOK PART IN THE UNIONS OF OXFORD COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE UNION OF OXFORD COLLEGE AND THE ONE IN PAKISTAN?

WASEEM SAJJAD: I participated in the elections held at Oxford College and University. The former I won while the latter I lost. As far as the difference is concerned, there was little affiliation of political parties with college o...


Interview with General Mahmud Ali Durrani

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Nov, 2016
  • Interview

GLOBAL AGE: YOU ARE BLAMED TO LOAD BOXES OF MANGOES IN GENERAL ZIA’S UNFORTUNATE PLANE? WHAT IS THE TRUTH?

GEN DURRANI: No doubt, I asked my staff officer to load boxes of mangoes in General Zia’s plane. In fact, I issued orders to give mangoes to General Zia when he visited me. I gave orders and forgot but the orders are carried out in Army. General Zia visited Multan and then left fo...


An Interview With Asad Umer Senior Party Leader of Tehreek E Insaaf

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Oct, 2016
  • Interview

Global Age: You Were A Successful CEO Of A Pretigious Company. Surprisingly, You Left The Company and Joined A Political Party. What Were The Reasons?

ASAD UMER: Well it’s a much asked question. The basic reason was that we had led Engro Corp. to a level from where it was not possible to move to the next stage without reforming our national economy. Furthermore, you know you cannot upg...


Interview with a Bureaucrat Couple Haseeb Mayo (Foreign Service of Pakistan) Quratulain Malik (Pakistan Administrative Services) CSS 2010

  • Mohammad Sadiq
  • Oct, 2016
  • Interview

Global Age: Our readers would love to know about your educational background so kindly throw some light on it.

Haseeb Mayo: After completing my FSc, I did Electrical Engineering from UET Lahore. I am also a Law graduate from the University of the Punjab

GA: what was your source of inspiration to appear in CSS?

Haseeb Mayo: The people of Pakistan ...


Interview with Mr. Akram Zaki

  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Sep, 2016
  • Interview

GAMagazine: WHAT ARE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PAKISTAN ON THE FRONT OF FOREIGN POLICY?

AKRAM ZAKI: Since its inception, there have been internal and external efforts to divide Pakistan into parts. All such attempts have been foiled with the exception of one. Keeping in view the efforts to disintegrate Pakistan, the survival of the country in itself is an achievement.

GAMa...


Interview with Shehla Qureshi SP-City Division, Karachi CSS-2010

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Sep, 2016
  • Interview

JOINING KIPS KARACHI HAS CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO MY SUCCESS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE WHO IS GENUINELY INTERESTED IN APPEARING IN THE CSS/PMS EXAMINATION

GAMagazine: OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, KINDLY THROW SOME LIGHT ON IT.

SHEHLA QURESHI: I hail from “Mini-Pakistan” called Karachi. I did matriculation from Government Gi...


Interview With Justice (retd) Nasira Javed Iqbal

  • Sara Wazir
  • Aug, 2016
  • Interview

GAMagazine: PAKISTAN HAS COME ALONGWAY SINCE ITS INCEPTION; HOWEVER, WOMEN ARE NOT FREE TO PLAY THEIR ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN, WHAT ARE THE REASONS?

Justice Nasira Iqbal: There was no such thing like the role of women to play 68-years ago since the Muslims were already marginalized part of the society during the colonial rule. The society was under the influence of the Hind...


"Adaptability" Combined With Diligence Is The Key To Materialize Your Dreams"

  • Tauseef Haider Naqvi
  • May, 2016
  • Interview

GAMagazine: Would you like to let our readers know about your educational background?

TAUSEEF HAIDER NAQVI: Well, It's my pleasure. As far as my professional qualification is concerned, I am an Electrical Engineer as I did my Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from UET, Lahore. Later on, I left Pakistan for higher studies and got my Masters of Science in Engineering from Ir...