Monday, July 11, 2016

Tribute to Edhi; Advice to Indo-Pak Politicians; Eid in Silicon Valley

Who was Maulana Abdus Sattar Edhi? What did he do that was so extraordinary for Pakistan and humanity? How do Pakistanis and the world see his life and legacy? How did Edhi show the world the real meaning Huqooq-ul-Ibad (human rights) in Islam? How best can the Pakistani people, politicians, bureaucrats, generals, and religious leaders keep alive the memory of Edhi?

How are the leaders of Afghanistan, India and Pakistan doing? What are their failings? What is the best advice one can offer to Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi, Ashraf Ghani, Asif Zardari, Altaf Husain, Imran Khan and Raheel Sharif?

 How many Muslims are there in Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area? How has their population grown in the last several decades? How many Pakistanis live in Silicon Valley? How do they celebrate Eid?

 Viewpoint From Overseas host Faraz Darvesh discusses these questions with panelists Ali Hasan Cemendtaur, Misbah Azam and Riaz Haq (

Tribute to Edhi; Advice to Indo-Pak Politicians; Eid in Silicon Valley from Ikolachi on Vimeo.

Related Links:

Haq's Musings

Huqooq-ul-Ibad in Islam

Edhi Lived and Breathed Huqooq-ul-Ibad

Muslims in Silicon Valley

Eid in Silicon Valley

Risk Consultancy Assessment of Stability in Pakistan

Pakistani Diaspora

Talk4Pak Think Tank

VPOS Youtube Channel

VPOS Vimeo Channel


Rizwan said...

On what basis are you calling him "Maulana"?

Riaz Haq said...

Rizwan: "On what basis are you calling him "Maulana"?"

On what basis are the rest of the "maulanas" called "maulana"?