India is setting new preconditions for talks. This is neither helpful for India or Pakistan. Smart diplomacy is not about such narrow windows for engagement, says Rehman
Islamabad, August 5, 2015: During a session of the upper house of the parliament, PPP Senator Sherry Rehman submitted an adjournment motion for bringing the country’s National Climate Change Policy into action. “Pakistan has repeatedly faced some of the most devastating natural disasters, and yet the government continues to ignore the threat that the country faces
This one-sided and high handed behaviour of of SSGC towards Pakistan Steel Mills clearly reflects the federal government’s myopia and disregard for democratic norms and consultations.
The regional pivot which the PPP government had premised foreign policy on can also now be truly realized.
Rehman says the PPP welcomed Pakistan and India’s entry into the SCO.
“Action like this in a nuclear neighbourhood is neither safe nor responsible,” said Rehman
Pay attention to the textile industry complaints: Sherry Rehman ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2015: “The announcement of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association to close down the textile industry is a stark reminder of the federal government’s failure to revive the economy and protect its most valuable sector in any significant way,” Senator Sherry Rehman
Have they not seen the number of people dying of heat-stroke and the untold miseries the common man is burdened with in this hottest month of the year? asks Rehman.
After taking oath Ms Sherry Rehman signed the roll of members.
Rehman says that any agenda for peace requires an appetite for it – not an investment in valourising memories of conflict.