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Ghulam Akber

The kind of adoration (and the worldwide range of this adoration)that has been showered on Imran Khan for four & a half decades can make one act like a king but here is a king who acted like a commoner the first time I met him. He won me over. …

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Ishtraak Passes Into History

THIS IS MY STORY–115 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR…………… Ishtraak Passes Into History In August 1974, I remember having written a personal letter to Asghar Khan, explaining why I had not joined his party. I can’t recall the exact …

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The Rape of Punjabi Culture

THIS IS MY STORY–98 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR……………. The Rape of Punjabi Culture The other issue that ‘soured’ my relations with the Dons of the film industry was the unashamed and ruthless distortion of the culture of Punjab …

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The Launch of Mussawar

THIS IS MY STORY–95 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR……………. The Launch of Mussawar Work on the launching of Mussawar started around the second week of August 1968. And the first issue was to appear on September 06—a day that …

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I Get Your Point Mr. Akbar

THIS IS MY STORY–90 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR…………. I Get Your Point Mr. Akbar I have not mentioned above the tears that had erupted from my eyes at the news of the Fall of AlQuds. I had also …

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The bond between Pakistan and UAE is embedded in FAITH & HISTORY

Echoes of the Heart By: Ghulam Akbar-26-02-2019 The bond between Pakistan and UAE is embedded in FAITH & HISTORY The people of Pakistan suckle the love for their Arab brothers with their mother’s milk. In the mindset of the people of Pakistan, it is ingrained that every Arab is their …

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A year of catastrophic consequences

THIS IS MY STORY—88 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR…………… A year of catastrophic consequences I believe 1967 was the year in which a rude shock transformed me completely into a fierce, uncompromising and inflexible Isharist. The rude shock came …

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The PPP Launched

THIS IS MY STORY—87 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR………… The PPP Launched This is not Bhutto’s biography. These are my memoirs. And this man Bhutto has figured almost centrally in the shaping of my mindset. I understand him better …

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The Bhutto Phenomenon

THIS IS MY STORY—86 MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE ERA OF AYUB KHAN TO THE TIMES OF IMRAN KHAN. GHULAM AKBAR……… The Bhutto Phenomenon I am today at 79 quite different from the man I was when I fervently invested my hopes and dreams in ZAB in 1965 or when I …

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