Tag "Pakistani History"

This Was Jinnah

In the beginning, Mohammad Ali Jinnah was not too sure that Pakistan was a viable option but slowly he realized that there was no other way to safeguard the interests of the Muslims in the Indian subcontinent. He did not fear that the Muslims would be persecuted because of their religion but what was more evident to him was that unless there was a separate piece of land for the

The Times of Ayub Khan

When we talk about the times of Ayub Khan today, we generally talk about the ‘Decade of Development’. The decade which saw growth at ~ 5.82%. This was the decade during which Pakistan’s manufacturing base became sizeable. It was this decade when Pakistan established an automobile industry, a cement industry and some other heavy manufacturing industries. It was this decade when manufacturing growth, standing at 8.51%, outpaced any other time in the

3 Events That Changed the Course of Pakistan’s History

The following are three events which – in my humble opinion – had a profoundly positive or negative effect on the future of Pakistan. Assassination of Liaquat Ali khan Liaquat Ali Khan was one of the Founding Fathers of Pakistan and the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was assassinated in Rawalpindi in in 1951. Although he sided with the United States and the West, he always wanted to be