Short Type Questions

 

 

Q5. Answer each question in two to four lines.

  1. Define “foreign policy”.

Answer

Every state is a member of the comity of nations. It is bound to establish a relationship with other states. The policy a state adopts in the process of establishing relations with other states is called foreign policy. Foreign Policy has been defined thus:

The general plan of one country concerning its relations with other countries

 

 

 

  1. Enlist five guiding principles of Pakistan’s foreign policy.

Answer

The guiding principles of Pakistan’s foreign policy are as following:

  • Preservation of National Independence
  • Support for the Right of self-determination for all nations
  • Promotion of national Cooperation
  • Non-alignment
  • Regional Cooperation
  • Unity of the Muslim World

 

 

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  1. How can Hudaibia Peace Pact guide us in framing in our foreign policy?

Answer

Hudaibia Pact can be a guiding principle for the foreign policy of Pakistan. Pakistan Foreign Policy is based on Islamic identity. The Islamic Theory of nationhood based on religion. It believes in faith and belief to be the distinctive feature amongst the nations. The Muslims are a distinct nation from the other nations of the world on account of their religious beliefs and rites.

 

 

 

  1. In what respect Pakistan was helpful for the people’s Republic of China on international issues.

Answer

In 1950, Pakistan took a strong stand that the People’s Republic of China had an exclusive right to represent the Chinese people in the United Nations Organization. Pakistan had always backed up China on the issue of Tibet. Pakistan always discards Indian terrorism over some of the provinces of China.

 

 

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  1. Write a few lines on the present state of Pak-India relations.

Answer

The extremist element in the Indian leadership sowed the seeds of discord in the subcontinent, from the very day the subcontinent was partitioned. Now after a colossal loss of wealth and precious human resources, the political, military and intellectual leadership of the two countries has come to realize that warmongering has paid them nothing, and in future nothing is going to come out of it and that their targets have been unrealistic and unachievable and that there is no reason that the poor people of these two countries should be kept suffering and starving for indefinite periods.