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Najam Ul Assar

Chemical Engineer, Heal Pakistan

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Image of Pakistan in your sight?

How do you feel when you hear about Pakistan?
What stereotypes you have for people of Pakistan?
Do you really think, they are terrorist?
What if a Pakistani adds you on social network?

Kindly be Precise and Short.

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    Jul 3 2013: No, I do not see the people of Pakistan as terrorists. That's just another media generalisation based on a vociferous and violent lunatic fringe.

    I refuse to allow my view of Pakistan (or any other country for that matter) to be stereotyped by politics and the media. The media view of a country is sometimes spectacularly inaccurate and unrepresentative of the many people who may not hold the political allegiances that they would have us believe.

    "What if a Pakistani adds you on social network?": If you are flesh and blood like me, and you want to have a conversation, then I would be pleased and honoured to speak to you!

    If I want to get an accurate view about a country, I will speak to an ordinary citizen - NOT a politician or a journalist.

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