Presence of 29 percent or approximately 1.5 million Muslims within Brazil religious diverse fabric of the society of this important country of Latin America. These Muslims are living across the country but most of them are found in São Paulo, followed by Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais. There the central region of Brazil including the capital Brasilia and the state of Goias. It is believed that mainly Islam started to set slaves in 16th arrived from the Middle East mainly from Syria, Lebanon and Palestine and other Arab countries during the colonial times. on art, architecture, craft and cuisine can be found in various parts of Brazil where mosques have been built in traditional style. Muslims have also built schools, libraries of Islam literature and published various newspapers as well. Islam has also set its foot deep-rooted in Brazilian society through the conduct of Muslim community aswell. The recent publication the demonstration of the will and capacity of the Muslim community to establish roots in the country.
Recent trends in Pakistan’s domestic has made the life of a common man that are effecting this uncontrolled price hike especially the depreciation of rupee, rise of gas, electricity and petroleum prices and also the increased taxation issued by the incumbent government for the current are becoming out of reach of salaried and daily wagers. Strange but true that the government is vary and reluctant to assume and even realize the fact that they have acquired power as a result of hopes and aspiration of poor suffering citizens of Pakistan. Problems like these would only be solved if the government consider this price hike as serious and try to keep this as low as 3 to 4 per cent to protect its citizens but such thought and action is absent in Sharif’s government, who himself is found very rare in Pakistan and only be sighted roaming around abroad. It is high time for the government to revise and review their policies in favor of those anguished citizens of Pakistan who have aspired for a better and prosperous Pakistan. Drone attacks by the U.S. within Pakistani soil are regular feature and are only bringing dubious and fallacious cry here and there from the government and state quarters to stop these while there is no such a strong voice and standpoint existed to end these illegal attacks. As a result of this murkier drone strike in the settled areas of KP in the whole scenario. On drones, there is little advancement that can be achieved from either of US and Pakistani side. Pakistan has also been unable to have a joint and agreed strategy on drones. A report released by Bureau of Investigative Journalism mentioned 2, 912 at maximum people died during 300 drone attacks, 386 and 775 civilians, including 173 children, were killed since June 17, 2004. The report says between 1,141 and 1,225 persons were injured. With the rise in civilian causalities the sense of discontentment is mounting amongst people of Pakistan regarding government’s stance of this issue.
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