Bilal Hamza

Sometimes, I suppose why this world is so slow. But when I realized the world is not slow as I thought. For surely, time is an unstoppable force that is moving and leaving you behind. The ticker in the watch shows your passing days. Interestingly, I am wasting my precious time on some unwanted stuff. A day has 24 hours and approximately 3600 seconds, each minute in these 24 hours is precious and important. Don’t waste it make it valuable.

In the most populated province of Pakistan, the farmers are on the roads to demand an increase in wheat prices. The farmers are on a simple demand, which is the eradication of inequality and discrepancy in prices of wheat all over Pakistan.

In Punjab, they get Rs 1600 per 40kg of wheat comparing Rs 2000 per 40kg in Sindh. However, due to protests, the police used water cannons and batons to disperse the farmers but in consequence, one of the heads of the farmers’ organization died on Thursday. The autopsy reports show that chemicals were used in the water cannons due to which the fatally occurred.

Kafala system reveals the enslavement of laborers in Saudi Arabia. As kaleef which means sponsors who employ foreign laborers and restrict them to change their job and go on vacations. However, Saudi officials announced a reform of changes in the kafala system so that it can be transparent and attractive to foreign workers. The report shows that around one million Pakistan workers are working in the Saudi Kingdom. No doubt Saudi officials desire a diversified economy which is still on the petrochemical resources of the country. Moreover, the reforms will take place with a year, which will probably lower the kafala system. Thus, slavery still exists in the contemporary world in different names and labels.

Bilal Hamza

Bilal Hamza

Enthusiastic writer, blogger, analyst, and student of International relations.