Despite its secular facade, some provisions of the Indian Constitution contravene genuine secularism, as evidenced by distinct personal laws, limited religious freedom, religious-based reservations, governmental control over institutions, and religion\'s influence over politics.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan does not seem to make any bargains on girls’ education with the international community. There is more to the ban whose end is nowhere in sight.
Communities united by religious beliefs and divided by borders have a chance to connect back through the grand CPEC, speaking of Pakistan\'s Gilgit Baltistan and China\'s northwest. Sustainable livelihoods, education, and health facilities can help eradicate religious extremism also.
Pak-Afghan economic connectivity is just one piece of the broader puzzle of regional integration and connectivity, which in turn is dependent on peace in both countries. Ultimately, tapping their as yet unexplored economic potential can lead to a shared prosperous destiny and future.