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TahirImran Twitter: tahirimranTahir Imran

I am a journalist, media professional, blogger, writer and observer. I write for many publications mainly on news and current affairs, but I also keep a close eye on tech and business news. Worked for some major organisation in news and current affairs world and been part of some extra ordinary projects. I also served as the Vice President for Democracy and Diversity at the University of Bedfordshire Students Union, a role that allowed me to get closely involved in the aftermath of 7/7 and the UK universities dealing with Muslim students. Worked closely with Tony Blair government including the prime minister. I am an avid learner of Middle East and Asian history and tend to focus on Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey.
  • Pakistani farmland under threat from Middle Eastern countries

    Farmland in Pakistan – a new food colony for the Middle East

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    Keeping this massive exports bill, that reaches to a total of roughly &5 billion dollars annually, Pakistan would be loosing a lot more than just this $5 billions. Though the government is adamant that they are not selling or doing away these lands but locals tell a completely different story. The other statements of raising the productivity also fall short of reality because the government has failed completely to help the farmers to export their products due to lack of facilities. A raised productivity level would not mean anything if there aren’t sufficient resources available to ship the products abroad.