the war in neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistanís economy cannot
remain immune. Economic slowdown will adversely affect the earnings
potential of listed companies as well as reduce their debt servicing
ability. In this scenario, the investors must explore the best
possible opportunities to maximize their return.
ROLE OF MEDIA?
truth is out there", writes Maliha R. Ilias from Washington DC.
This article is about the role of media based on her observation of
the "Post 11th September scenario". In her opinion
journalism is all about covering the black, the white and the gray
because reporting is not about taking sides or about highlighting some
things at the expense of others.
US Secretary of State Colin Powell visited Pakistan and India in a
whirlwind fashion last week, the most outstanding outcome of the visit
from Pakistan's point of view must be the recognition of Kashmir
dispute as the central issue between the two countries. He also
indicated the willingness of the US to play a "role" in the
resolution of differences between India and Pakistan. This would
certainly help Pakistan to get resolve the issue in accordance with
the UN resolutions on Kashmir.