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Fraud Charity Muslim Hands:Charity trustee Mohammed Ashfaq who misused funds and took a massive salary

Fraud Charity Muslim Hands:

Charity trustee who misused funds and took a massive salary

Mirror investigative columnist Andrew Penman investigates the charity worker who drew a fat cat salary and misused funds that were supposed to go to earthquake victims

Former Helping Hands boss Mohammed Ashfaq at Oman Air First Class Lounge
Helping Hands Fraud: Mohammed Ashfaq

When an earthquake devastated Kashmir in 2005 killing nearly 80,000, his Helping Hands for the Needy received national media coverage for its apparent role in sending aid.

The Duke of Edinburgh, no less, visited its premises in Stratford, East London.

“We are much honoured by the royal visit and appreciate the thoughtfulness and concern shown by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh,” gushed Ashfaq at the time.

According to its publicity, Helping Hands for the Needy had sweeping ambitions: “The relief of poverty and sickness anywhere in the world, and in particular, those affected by natural causes or by wars and conflicts, foreign and domestic, by the provision of financial or other assistance including medicines, hospitals, shelter, food, clothing, sanitation and clean drinking water.”

Behind this bluster lay Ashfaq, a 44-year-old from Harrow in North London, and a tale of greed and deceit.

The wheels started to come off his gravy train three years after that earthquake when, in 2008, the Charity Commission investigated what it called the “weak governance and a lack of financial controls” at Helping Hands.

The charity was given legal advice and some improvements seemed to be made, but two years later the Commission took another look at the accounts at Helping Hands.

In theory, there were trustees in place to stop donations going astray but in practice, there was still little scrutiny.

“This lack of adequate governance and management of the charity meant that the then trustees failed to safeguard the charity’s funds which led to thousands of pounds of charitable funds being misused,” the Commission has just reported.

Numerous examples of money being siphoned away were identified, including payments for parking fines and home improvements.

Ashfaq had insisted that he was not paid for his work at Helping Hands for the Needy.

But the Commission discovered that he had obtained a mortgage by telling the lender that he was paid more than £85,000 a year as the charity’s managing director.

It also discovered that his wife netted £77,000 over three years.

The charity rented its office from Ashfaq, paying £1,200 a month directly to his mortgage providers. Other payments included £134,000 to companies linked to Ashfaq or his family members.

According to the Commission, there was no evidence to show that the payments were authorized by the charity trustees.

And what of the overseas good causes that they were supposed to be helping?

Most of the charity’s funds came from donations for specific appeals but the accounts revealed that all the money was lumped together.

Meanwhile, huge payments were made to “volunteers” abroad – one received £79,000 and another got £109,000.

The excuse used by Ashfaq and fellow trustee Syed Iqbal was: “Due to poor banking systems in the countries where they were operating there was no other way of getting the money to the projects.”

Ashfaq resigned from the charity before he could be officially removed by the watchdog.

In December 2013, he was banned from being a company director for 12 years, and Iqbal was banned for five years.

Helping Hands is now in liquidation and the Commission is taking legal action to recover misappropriated money.

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Pakistan’s External Debt Will Soon Cross a Staggering $75 Billion

Pakistan’s External Debt Will Soon Cross a Staggering $75 Billion

 

Pakistan’s loan situation has steadily grown worse over the course of the last year as the government has continued to take on more loans from local and foreign institutions. While taking loans is not unique to this government, the rate at which the loans are accruing is certainly unprecedented.

Pakistan’s Current Debt

2016 was a record setter in terms of debt for our country. Pakistan’s foreign debt stood at Rs. 74 trillion ($72.98 billion) after the first half of 2016. During the last fiscal year, Pakistan’s debt increased by $7.9 billion, a record amount of foreign debt.

During the past three-odd years, the current government has taken $25 billion in foreign loans. Out of the $25 billion, $11.95 billion was used to pay off other loans.

For the same duration, the PML-N government has borrowed $30 billion (PKR 3.1 trillion) from local banking institutions.

Summing up, Pakistan’s total debt (local and foreign) had increased by $55 billion in the three-odd years of the current govt. Loans from the Chinese institutions are a separate issue altogether and more details regarding those are still incoming.

We would like to mention that domestic borrowings are often not mentioned because their effect is not as adverse as foreign debt. The government could simply devalue the local currency and make up for local payments.

Debt Predictions

According to data from the Trading Economics, Pakistan’s external debt will cross $75.54 billion (PKR 79 trillion) when the details for Jan 2017 come out.

It is expected to cross $79.35 billion (PKR 83 trillion) in 6 months’ time and at the rate, it is progressing, the analyst firm says by 2020 the foreign debt will reach $87.1 billion (PKR 91.2 trillion).

Pakistan’s Debt Due in 18 Months

Pakistan has to pay $11.5 billion within the next 18 months. Various international monetary are owed different amounts from that sum. These are:

  • Pakistan has to pay a sum of $8.76 billion to International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
  • $160 million has to be paid in Saudi Riyals to Islamic Development Bank.
  • Pakistan has to pay $1.6 billion to China within 18 months.
  • Japan has to be paid back 192 billion Yen.
  • Paris Club from France is owed 625 million Euros.

Debt History

Let’s take a look at Pakistan’s debt history:

  • Pakistan had received $121 million from 1951 to 1955.
  • The figure nearly had tripled in the next five years.
  • By December 1969, the external debt of Pakistan had amounted to $2.7 billion.
  • Pakistan’s total external debt was $3 billion by December 1971.
  • Foreign debt figure had then subsequently increased to $6.3 billion in 1977.
  • Pakistan’s external debt was $21.9 billion in 1990.
  • It was $35.6 billion in 2000.
  • Pakistan’s foreign debt and liabilities in July 2013 stood at USD 61.9 billion
  • In July 2014, Pakistan’s foreign debt soared to USD 63.4 billion, showing an increase of USD 1.5 billion.
  • In July 2015, the foreign debt rose to USD 65.1 billion recording an increase of USD 1.7 billion.

Some Facts

With updated information about Pakistan’s debt, some often used facts need to be updated.

  • With a foreign debt of 74 trillion and a population of 190 million. Each Pakistani owes Rs. 389473.68. (The amount is higher when considering local debt.)
  • With a foreign debt of 79 trillion (Recent prediction) and a population of 190 million. Each Pakistani will owe Rs. 415789.47. (The amount is higher when considering local debt.)
  • When the debt is converted to $1 notes, it can be wrapped around the world 284 times (293 times with $79 billion).

 

Which Countries Have The Highest Default Risk: A Global CDS Heatmap

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Sweden beats USA and Germany as the least likely to default on its bonds but at the other end of the global sovereign risk spectrum lie two socialist utopias – Venezuela (CDS just shy of 6000bps) and Greece (CDS around 1800bps) are the nations most likely to default.

Of course, our readers will be well aware of this: back in December, when its CDS was trading at “only” 2300 bps (or whatever points upfront equivalent it was back then) we said Venezuela CDS are going much, much wider. Little did we know that in just about 14 months they would more than double, and as of last check, Venezuela CDS are just shy of 6000bps suggesting a default is virtually guaranteed.

So aside from these two socialist utopias, who else is on the default chopping block? The CDS heat map below lays out all the countries which according to the market, are most likely to tell their creditors the money is gone… it’s all gone.

Below, in order of declining default risk, are the ten most likely to follow Venezuela and Greece into the great default unknown:

  1. Ukraine
  2. Pakistan
  3. Egypt
  4. Brazil
  5. South Africa
  6. Russia
  7. Portugal
  8. Kazakhstan
  9. Turkey
  10. Vietnam

Sovereign Credit Default Swaps (CDS) are financial contracts that measure the risk of default on sovereign debt: the higher the spread, the greater the risk of default.

Source: BofA

 

 

 

 

 

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Jangla Bus service biggest scam of Asia, says Pervaiz Elahi,Brilliant Former CM Punjab

Jangla Bus Scam

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CHAKWAL – PML-Q senior central leader and Deputy Prime Minister Ch Pervaiz Elahi has challenged Shahbaz Sharif to a comparative survey of development projects executed in Punjab over the past five years and the previous government.He said that Khadm-e-Aala should not cheat on people of the province on the basis of fake and false survey. He termed “Jangla Bus service” as the biggest scandal of Asia due to lack of transparency. Addressing a big public meeting here at Talagang on Sunday, Pervaiz Elahi claimed that his government in Punjab executed development projects worth Rs22 billion in Chakwal and Talagang, adding that the “so-called” Khadm-e-Aala even took away machinery from Talagang Hospital established during his government.The public meeting was also addressed by Hafiz Ammar Yasir, Sardar Amjad Ilyas, Malik Asad Ali Khan, Syed Taqleed Shah, PPP leader Raja Shahjahan, PPP MPA Fauzia Behram, Malik Qadeer Altaf and Peer Syed Nisar Qasim whereas those seated on the occasion included Muhammad Basharat Raja, Raasikh Elahi, Sardar Khurrum Nawab, Malik Muzaffar Khan, Malik Allah Yar Khan Dandah, Dr Khalid Ranjha and Sheikh Saeed Ahmad among others.  People kept chanting slogans of “Ghazioon aur Shaheedoon Key Mohsin, Ch Pervaiz Elahi” enthusiastically quite frequently.Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy PM charged that “Jangla Bus Service” was the biggest corruption in the history of Asia and Transparency International should take its notice. “Our prosperous Punjab has been turned into “Kangla” by inefficient Chief Minister. However he (Shahbaz) should remember that people would expel him from the province in the upcoming general elections,” he elaborated.  Pervaiz Elahi dubbed the PML-N MNAs and MPAs as ‘deaf and dumb’ for keeping mum when medical machinery was being taken away from Talagang Hospital, adding that murder case should be registered against the Punjab CM and local PML-N MNAs and MPAs if any death occurred due lack of machinery in the hospital.The PML-Q senior leader said that Chakwal and Talagang was the land of brave people, Ghazis and Shaheeds. “I am grateful to you (people) for the love and affection you bestowed on me; I regard Talagang and Chakwal as my home”, he averred. The Deputy PM pointedly stated that his government had executed record development works in the entire province including South Punjab without any discrimination, adding that “Khadm-e-A’ala” had dumped funds of other districts in Jangla Bus Service. He alleged that due to flopped schemes like Jangla Bus Service, Laptop Scheme and Ashiana Scheme, the exchequer of Punjab was empty and there was no money even to pay salaries to the govt employees. The N-League could not held local bodies elections in five years and instead abolished our local bodies system of public service,” he observed.Ch Pervaiz Elahi challenged Shahbaz Sharif to get conducted a survey on development projects executed during his (Shahbaz’s) three tenures and his (Elahi) single tenure. He maintained that focus of development projects during his government was the common man whgich could be judged from the introduction Punjab Emergency Services (Rescue 1122), adding that for the first time his government provided free textbooks up to Matriculation, established centres for special children and brick-lined water courses, provided tractors and laser-levellers, exempted land up to 12 and half acres from tax, constructed over 37,000 kilometres of roads all across the province.He regretted that unfortunately the N-League parliamentarians could not do anything for the people of this area.Ch Pervaiz Elahi asked the people to join hands with him for the security of country and betterment and prosperity of Punjab. He claimed that lion had no brain and that’s why N-League leaders were coming up imprudent plans. “Cycle takes its rider to destination without petrol and diesel and because of this we are completing our projects”, he pointed out. He pledged that if blessed with opportunity by Almighty Allah, he would eliminate deprivations of people of the area. Speaking on the occasion, PML-Q leader Hafiz Ammar Yassir called Shahbaz Sharif “Zaalim-e-A’ala” for “what he called” closure of Talagang Hospital and constructing of 27-km long road in Lahore by depriving poor people of health facilities. He said that credit for development works to-date in the area went to Ch Raasikh Elahi, son of Ch Pervaiz Elahi. He also demanded the Army Chief to get a military hospital constructed on this land of the Ghazis and Shaheeds to provide modern healthcare to people of this far-off area.

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Metrobus Projects

Metrobus Projects

By

Abbas Hasan, Civil Engineer 

<A3bbashasan@yahoo.com>

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Is it a White Elephant in the Making Or a Billion Dollar Boondoggle To Fill Sharif Family Coffers?

Why are we paying more than Rs 30 billion over international prices for an undersized transport system?.
It’s all about understanding transport network needs and optimizing utilization of height capacity corridors. Otherwise it’s misuse of precious resources without detailed planning.

Just how ‘Fit for Purpose’ are the Metrobus Projects?

Pakistani tax payers should rightly ask why they are paying more than Rs 30 billion over international prices for an undersized transport system?.
As an engineer associated with design and delivery of large infrastructure projects in the Middle East, including a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) – or what in Pakistan is called Metrobus, I am used to the term “Fitness for Purpose” to describe whether the actual use of an engineered project fulfills the purpose for which it was built.
This term also addresses whether or not the project cost is in line with acceptable benchmarks and highlights under-designed and over-designed projects.
 
During a recent trip to Pindi, I was asked if the Lahore and Rawalpindi Metrobus projects were Fit for Purpose?
To assess the project efficacy, we need to compare the Metrobus’s ridership with overall vehicular trips in Lahore.
With over 350,000 cars and 850,000 motorcycles on the roads of Lahore, congestion, pollution and safety are key issues, the stated purpose of the Metrobus project is to increase the share of public transport in Lahore, and accordingly provide safe, reliable transport.
 
For a city of approximately 7 million population as per the urban transport forum, based on surveys in Lahore, there were approximately 5.3 million trips/day vehicular trips – excluding walking and cycling (at 0.75 trips/person – this incidentally is half as compared to other cities in Asia).
A successfully designed public transport program should aim for at least 20 per cent ridership, whilst the actual daily ridership for the Lahore Metrobus is 180,000 trips/day or 3.3 per cent of the overall, the impact is therefore insufficient in reducing congestion in the city, expect perhaps on that corridor.
The most successful BRT project in the world is the TransMilenio in Bogota Columbia, which has a ridership of 2.2million/day and peak time capacity of over 37,700 trips/direction/hour. In Asia, theGuangzhou BRT has a ridership of 1 million trips/day with a peak capacity of 27,000 trips/direction/hour.
In both these projects, the buses run in separate corridors, mainly at grade without elevated sections. Based on my knowledge of designing similar infrastructure, in its current design format, the Lahore or Pindi metro may not achieve such capacities due to:
• No overtaking provisions at stations eliminating the possibility to use multiple services on the same route, limiting the number of buses per direction.
• Bus stops are not big enough to accommodate several buses within the same stop. Limiting the number of buses that can simultaneously run on the same line.
• Insufficient investment in the bus fleet.
• Insufficient city-wide coverage to attract passengers, it is not a network but only one line, it would have been better to have built a lower cost, but a wider network with more lines and reach across the city.
• No provision of a feeder bus system to ferry passengers not living near the route.
• No linkages with the city’s other mode of transport – bus, rail, air.
• No provisions for transfer stations linking with future lines, as some stations are elevated, building these connections now would be challenging.
• The Metrobus should be an integral part of the overall city transport network and should inform the future development of the city, future public transport corridors should be part of the master plan for all new developments, including DHA, etc.
 
According to the American Public Transport Association BRT infrastructure should cost US $2-18 million/km, the Lahore Metrobus’ infrastructure capital cost is more expensive as compared to international benchmarks.
As per published figures, the infrastructure costs in US$ per kilometer (all costs escalated to 2014) for BRT for various cities are:
  • Ahmedabad, India $3 million/km
  • Dalian, China $4.5m/km
  • Guangzhou, China $6.5m/km
  • Istanbul, Turkey $10m/km
  • Bogota, Columbia (new phase) $13.3m/km
  • Lima, Peru $10m/km
  • Los Angeles, USA $ 14.4m/km
 
Given lower labour costs in Pakistan and averaging the above figures, a fair estimate for infrastructure costs should be approximately $5-7m/km.

Therefore, at $11m/km, the Lahore Metrobus cost wise is substantially higher than the benchmark.


Although there is no evidence of corruption or any wrong doing, it is the expensive design and accelerated delivery that may have led to the price escalation.
 
 
Once major projects are completed, a “lessons learnt” exercise is nomally held so that future projects learn from and improve upon the previous one. The lessons learnt exercise should have included why earlier bus services such as the Lahore Volvo bus and the Pindi Varan bus are no longer running; was it due to a non-sustainable business model, high fuel costs, lack of spare parts and replacement of the fleet, poor governance or road congestion?
Unfortunately, this was not done and the newly started Rs 50 billion Pindi Metrobus project, seems to repeat the same mistakes as the earlier Lahore one.
 
 
It is not clear how the Pindi Metrobus strategically fits in the overall transport master plan, whether this project is for commuters to Islamabad; or for residents of Rawalpindi and Islamabad? Globally 80 per cent of commuters use trains (both over ground and underground) as the preferred means of travel (trains regularly reach speeds of 100 kph and carry up to 800 passengers per train, unlike buses that travel at 25 kph and carry 100 passengers).
At current growth rates by 2035 Pindi-Islamabad will have a combined population of approximately five million, given that most of whom will not be able to afford living in Islamabad, and that the extended city would stretch from Hasanabdal, Fatehjang to Mandra, the transportation master plan should take cognizance of that in its design intent.
If we look at costs, as stated previously the cost of the Pindi Metrobus should not be approximately $6m/Km as compared to the actual estimated cost is Rs 50 billionn for 24.5 km or $20 million/km.
Based on surveys approximately. 200,000 vehicles/day travel from Pindi to Islamabad or 550,000 (persons) trips take place daily between the two cities, if we assume a 50 per cent capture for public transport then, today, the designed capacity of the Metrobus should be at least 300,000 trips/day as opposed to the current stated capacity of 150,000.
If we project this volume 10 years hence, it will underline that the Metrobus is significantly undersized and should be able to reach a capacity of approx. 500,000 trips/day.
 
 
The Metrobus is an excellent idea and the Punjab government should be appreciated for its effort in initiating and implementing this project in a record time, but unfortunately it is also a symptom of afailing system whereby there is no independent regulatory authority to challenge the provincial government’s project intent, and safeguard public interest.
More time should have been given to studies (including environmental), planning and design rather than hurried implementation. The tax payers of this country should rightfully ask,
Why are they paying more than Rs 30 billion over international prices for an undersized transport system?
It may be still not be too late for the government to reassess the project and carry out a value engineering exercise to ruthlessly cut costs and maximise value for money, at the same time modify the design to maximise the systems passenger carrying capacity. It should also evaluate how this fits in the overall city master plan, assess actual current and future demands versus existing capacity in the proposed system.
In my opinion, the public hearing process should be strengthened, where in the hearings the business model is explained, to appreciate what additional investment would be needed to fund and operate the vehicle fleet, what is the correct ticket price and how an independent accountable management structure is in place to sustain this investment.
The regulatory system needs to be strengthened so that government entities are not allowed to brow beat regulators into hurriedly approving projects, Pakistan is a poor country and deserves affordable, properly designed, infrastructure that is “Fit for Purpose”.
 
 
The author is a civil engineer and an avid cricket fan who earns his living in the gulf.
He can be reached on email at A3bbashasan@yahoo.com. Follow him @A3bbasHasan

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PAKISTANIS ARE MAD AS HELL AND WILL NOT TAKE IT ANYMORE!Thoughts of a Common Pakistani —– LUTAIRAY PARLIAMENTARIANS versus QAUMI CRUSADERS

Thoughts of a Common Pakistani —– LUTAIRAY PARLIAMENTARIANS versus QAUMI CRUSADERS

DONT TEST PAKISTANIS ANGER.THEY WILL WIPE WADERA, INDUSTRIALIST,JAGIRDAR, ELITE CULTURE OUT!

 

 

 

 

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Subject: RE: A LAWYER PLEADING THAT HIS CLIENT IS A PIR & GADDI NASHIN AND SHOULD BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY THAN ORDINARY PEOPLE
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2014 18:39:44 +0500

 
EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT DURING LAWYERS MOVEMENT  AITEZAZ  AHSAN (AA)  WAS THE CONDUIT FOR PASSING PML-N  &  PPP MONEY  TO PROMINENT LAWYERS TO FUEL THE LAWYERS MOVEMENT  AGAINST GEN. MUSHARRAF
 
ALSO PEOPLE IN MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM & OGRA KNOW  HOW HE MANOUVERED BEHIND THE SCENE TO OBTAIN CNG STATION LICENCES FOR HIS WIFE B A 
 
ISS HAMMAM MEIN SUB NANGEY HAIN.  INKO ISI HALAT ME HAMMAM SE BAHAR PHEK DENA CHAHIYE TA KE QAUM KO PATA CHALE KE ASSEMBLIYON MEN KAISE BARE BARE  DAAKOO BAITHEY  HAIN  JINHO NE AWAM KE LIYE KUCH NA KIYA  AUR UNKI ZINDAGI  MEHNGAI OR LOAD SHEDDING KE AZAAB MEN DUBO DI  MAGAR KHUD  LAKHPATI SE CROREPATI  AUR CROREPATI SE ARAB PATI AUR ARAB PATI SE KHHARAB PATI  BAN GAYE
 
PURI QAUM KO SAAT SALAAM KARNE CHAHIYE UNN HEROES  AUR CRUSADERS KO  JIN MEIN SARE-FEHRIST ALLAMA TAHIR UL QADRI , IMRAN KHAN(I.K)  , SH  RASHEED , CHAUDHRY BROTHERS AUR WAHDATUL MUSLAMEEN AUR SUNNI TEHREEK KE 
ZOMA AKABREEN  AUR UN HAZARON KI TAADAD ME USOOL PARAST  INSAF PASAND AUR SACHAI KE ALAMBARDARON KO JO ISLAMABAD KE ALAWA MUKHTALIF SHEHRON ME POORI ISTEQAMAT SE NAYA PAKISTAN KI AMLI JADO JEHAD MEN MASROOF HAIN  
 
YAHAN UN BEBAAK AUR NIDR  CHANNELS KO BHI QAUM KO SALAM KARNA CHAHIYE JINKE BAHADUR AUR SACHAI PARAST ANCHORS AUR TAJZIYA NIGARON NE QAUM KE SAMNE DAKOOWON AUR LUTERON KE ASAL CHEHRE BE NAQAB KAR DIYE AUR QAUM KO INKE MAKROH AUR GHINAWANEN CHEHRE DEKH KAR NAFRAT MEHSOOS HOTI HAE  AUR ANDAR HI ANDAR INTIQAM KI AAG LAGTI HAE KE IN QAUMI DAULAT KO LOOTNE WALON SE EK EK PAYI KA HISAB LIYA JAE.
EK AUR  SHARMNAAK  CHEEZ INN POLITICIANS KE KHAATE MEIN ADD HOYI. .AAJ KE DAWN KE MUTABIQ  TAMAAM ARKAAN QAUMI  SUBAYI ASSEMBLIYON AUR SENATE KE ARKAAN KE LIYE APNE ASSET STATEMENTS ELECTION COMMISSION MEIN JAMAA KARANE KI TARIKH 30 SEPT  2014  THEE  MAGAR INN “RULE OF LAW” AUR SO CALLED DEMOCRACY KE  GALAA PHAARH PHAARH KAR NAARAY  LAGAANE  WALON  KI AKSARYAT NE GOSHWAARE NAHIN JAMA’A KARAYE   JIS MULK KE QANOON SAAZ  KHUD QANOON SHIKAN BAN JAYEN US MULK ME KHUNI INQILAB NAHI AAEGA TO PHIR KYA  SAWAN KI BARSAAT AAEYE GI?
 
JIN LOGON KA MEIN NE SHURU MEN NAAM LIYA UNKI  JADD-O-JEHAD AUR JAANI AUR MAALI QURBANI KI  BA DAULAT AAJ QAUM JAAG GAEE HAI AUR WO WAQT ZAADA DOOR NAHIN JAB QAUM KE SAAF SUTHRE HAQ AUR INSAF KE MATWAALAY IN DAAKUON AUR CHORON KO ROAD PAR UTAR KAR KHUD INKS EHTESAB KAREN GI  YAAD RAKHEN AISA EHTESAB SIRF POLITICIANS KA NAHIN HO GA BALKE BUREAUCRACY AUR POLICE  FIA NAB AUR JUDICIARY KE CORRUPT AUR LUTERE  AHLKARON KA BHI HOGA   YAAD RAKHEN   YE LOG GHAROON SE NIKALNA CHOR DENGE JIS TARA REHMAN MALIK AUR MUKESH KUMAR PLANE SE JAAN BACHA KAR BHAGE THAY. USI TARA JAESE  ATHAR RASHID LAHORE AIRPORT SE BHAGE THAY   USI TARAH JAISE  N .S  UN ASSEMBLY AUR SAILABI DAURON SE BHAGE THAY
 
ZAALIMO,  LUTERO  DAAKOOO—- QAUM KE PAISE SE AYAASHIAN KARNE WALO US$ 8,000 PER ROOM PER NIGHT FOR PM’s ENTOURAGE PAID BY NATION OF POOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SHOCKED  WHOSE LIVELIHOOD HAS BEEN MADE MISERABLE BY QAUMI LUTERAAS. AB BHI AKHRI CHANCE HAE KE  NAWISHTA- E- DIWAR PARH LO AUR APNE GHALAT AAMAL AUR GUNAHON KI SACHE DIL SE ALLAH SWT AUR QAUM SE MAAFI MANG LO WARNA ANJAAM BOHAT BHIYANAK AUR KHONI NAZAR AA RAHA HAE  
 
SUCH  ZINDA BAD,  MERIT ZINDABAD,  INSAAF ZINDABAD , 
ALLAMA TUQ & ALLIES & SUPPORTERS ZINDABAD  
I K & ALLIES  &  SUPPORTERS ZINDABAD  
NAYA PAKISTAN ZINDABAD   
JAAGI HUWI QAUM ZINDABAD
VALIANT   BRAVE & HIGHLY PATRIOTIC ARMED FORCES OF PAKISTAN – “PAKISTAN KI SHAN” ZINDABAD
 
P  A  K  I   S  T   A  N               P    A    I   N    D   A   B   A   D 

From: majydaziz@gmail.com

Shameful

But who says AA is an honorable man?

 

 

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From: Asghar Ali <asgharali.teaman@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:07 AM
Subject: A LAWYER PLEADING THAT HIS CLIENT IS A PIR & GADDI NASHIN AND SHOULD BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY THAN ORDINARY PEOPLE
To:  

The biggest bain of Pakistan today is a thoroughly irresponsive and virtually meaningless judicial system. 

The superior judiciary particularly many Supreme and High Court judge is corrupt through and through. M There are instances of private corporations purchasing high court judges in order to themselves personally write verbatim court judgements. 

The contents of the present Constitution and existing laws of Pakistan stand for zilch. All their articles and laws without a single exception can be interpreted by the Superior Judiciary of Pakistan in a hundred different ways  – each one of them to facilitate and reinforce the rich and the powerful, while debilating and victimising the poor and the deprived of Pakistan.

As for the modes, methods and mischief of  third class Pakistani lawyer community, Shareefuddin Pirzada is history,  but please read on about the antics, ethics and exposes of the shining star of this community – no less than the magnificent Indus Man himself!

 Syed Kadri

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From: Naveed Hamdani <snah39@gmail.com>
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Aitzaz Hasan once pleaded  in the court  and  his client is a Pir  and Gaddi Nashin  should be treated  differently than ordinary people . I asked  a Lawyer  if it true  , My Lawyer friend sent  this email below
  

Subject: FW: WHEN THE ACC– — USED IS A PIR – STORY OF BILAL KHAR

This might shock you.Read on ………

Good lawyers are often judged by the stances they adopt when they run
out of truth and, at the same time, of legal arguments. Many tend to
fall back on theatrics, histrionics, distortion and even poetry to
make up for the deficiency.

However, Barrister Aitzaz touched new heights of judicial decadence
when he pleaded that his client being a “pir” and a “gaddi nashin”
should be treated differently from ordinary citizens, notwithstanding
the offence. Mercifully, he did not demand that the seven judges come
down from their raised platform to kiss the hands and touch the feet
of the accused even before beginning to hear the first argument.

Coming from someone considered Pakistan’s leading lawyer and a
champion of democracy
, such an undemocratic and dynastic statement

reflects the reality and the nature of politics and society in
Pakistan. It confirms that the change that an average Pakistani is
looking for is not around the bend. Not only that, the voter is
inextricably bound in the chains of the landlord, the “pir,” the
“gaddi nashin,” the sardars, the biradari, of those wielding sectarian
and ethnic influence. But the ruling classes are equally united in
their manipulative devices to sanctify these undemocratic and dynastic
institutions.

Acid-attack victim Fakhra committed suicide by jumping from her
6th-floor apartment in Rome. Ironically, her suicide comes in the wake
of our new legislation against acid-throwing and Chinoy’s
Oscar-winning film Saving Face. Clearly, neither the laws nor Saving
Face could save Fakhra’s face or her life. Our focus lies only in
awards, ceremonies and seminars, and not on putting an end to the
tragedies displayed in the film.

So, somewhere in the bar rooms, another worthy barrister must be
getting ready to defend the rich acid-thrower, Bilal Khar. After all,
Khar, son of Ghulam Mustafa Khar, is a scion of a powerful political
dynasty of the landed “waderas” of Pakistan, and, to go by the above
mentioned legal reasoning, he cannot be equated with those petty
street acid-throwers.

Pakistan is caught in a time warp and the prognosis is not cheerful.
Its poor masses have been kept too backward and uneducated to do
anything for their own betterment and the ruling cartel is too happy
to exploit its monopoly
. The second and third generation of the ruling
elite is being groomed to take over and prove that their elders were
novices in the art of plunder
.

The educated professional class is happy to sit on the sidelines since
it can have all the fun without sharing any responsibility.
When

sufficiently motivated it could even invent excuses which have nothing
to do with jurisprudence, like as to why a “pir” should not be
punished.

So where do we go from here? Is there a political party that is
willing to be the party of ordinary people? One that is willing to
nominate no candidate who is a “sardar,” “wadera,” or “pir,” or whose
claim to fame is his political or “spiritual” lineage?

Pakistanis should not expect reforms from leaders unwilling to reform
themselves or their parties. Those who proceed abroad for medical
treatment (at state expense) in specially chartered airliners are not
likely to spend much time on improving the local hospitals. Likewise,
those whose hands are kissed and feet are touched by the mindless
millions are not likely to exhibit democratic or egalitarian
behaviour.

It is astonishing that the educated elite of Pakistan is always so
ready to defend the cesspool that our politics has become, but not
willing to organise and push for much-needed reforms. These reforms
are urgently needed in the dynastic and political parties collecting
“bhatta” (extortion money), the atrophied Election Commission, the
non-functional educational system and the justice system working at
snail’s space, to name a few.

The parties must declare that henceforth they will not accept
candidates who use titles like “sajjada nashin,” “pir’, “sardar,”
“gaddi nashin” and “wadera,” or those who receive “offerings” and
“nazranas.” Their candidates will not have fake degrees, will not
collect “bhatta,” will not be foreign nationals and will voluntarily
surrender all weapons that they hold.

The Election Commission could learn a lesson or two from its Indian
counterpart. How come civil society accepted the election involving 37
million fake votes? Without batting an eyelid, without demanding
accountability or overhaul of the electoral process?

Clearly, the educated, rich and powerful segments of civil society has
sided with the status quo by refusing to grow out of its
foreign-funded seminar mode. Not protesting to eliminate the root
causes (such as official proliferation of weapons) and hoping to
achieve peace through candlelit vigils is neither rational nor likely
to make an iota of difference to the situation.

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