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YouTube ban in Pakistan

Lifting the YouTube Ban in Pakistan – A Possible Solution [Updated]

It has been close to 11 months since YouTube was banned by the Pakistani government following the release of a ‘disgusting and reprehensible’ video titled Innocence of Muslims on the Google owned web property. On one hand, the content of the video inflamed the sensitivities of the predominantly Muslim populace and consequently, seemingly, justifies the […]

Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan and Bilawal Bhutto

How to Manage a Successful Election Campaign

There is unanimous consent that the 2013 elections in Pakistan were like no other held before. They were the first elections held after a democratically elected government completed its full term. The election commission and judiciary were unanimously trusted to hold free and fair elections. The voter turnout averaged a staggering 55%, primarily driven up […]

Punjab Citizen Relations Bureau

Citizen Relationship Management – Proactively Engaging Citizens in Public Governance

Last year, I had put together an outline for a proactive model to engage citizens for public governance using information technology while ensuring the model doesn’t ruffle too many feathers in the pragmatic public administration that generally loves status quo.  The presentation, linked below from this article, was put together at the request of senior […]

vote pakistan

Vote for the Person, not the Party

There is not a day that goes by that I don’t see or hear people arguing about politics at different online and offline forums. From the most perceptive and discerning political behemoths voicing their opinions in media and rallies to the LOL’ing, ROFL’ing, Twitter-happy teenagers commenting on Facebook; most of these expedient champions of democracy […]

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