“Hunger motivates me.”
For our August issue we asked Pakistanis from all walks of life to write a letter to Pakistan. Here is the second part of the series…
History is not a timeline and stories have a way of telling themselves, says Sarah Elahi, who researched partition narratives both as a history major in college and while working at the Citizen’s Archive of Pakistan.
As part of our special 14th August themed cover story, we asked Pakistanis from all walks of life to write a letter to their homeland. Here is a sampling of what people had to say…
It is Pakistan’s 65th anniversary, but what should we, the awam, be celebrating?
Salaam Pakistan, salaam to those who keep hope alive, who dare to dream and take their aspirations for a walk, who make good things happen. Salaam to the other side of midnight.
The Aman Foundation’s quick emergency ambulances provide the nation with an invaluable medical service.
Should we be proud to be Pakistani? Probably not, but we should try.
Nameless, faceless, trigger-happy thugs roam the streets, and strike at will. They rob, they encroach, they extort, they kidnap, they murder – and then they vanish into thin air without a trace.
One of the most successful business enterprises in Karachi, IFG Triumph is manned mainly by women – and at their helm is the dynamic matriarch, Bano Ali Bhimjee.