Manzoor Ahmed

For Manzoor Ahmed's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Aug 19, 2000

South Asia's place in Japan's agenda

DHAKA -- Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will undertake a visit to South Asia starting Sunday. His brief itinerary will take him to three capitals in the region -- Dhaka, New Delhi and Islamabad. In New Delhi and Islamabad, the nuclear-arms stance of the two countries ...

Commentary / World May 1, 2000

'Education for all' is an attainable goal

Ten years ago, in March 1990, the World Conference on Education for All, held in Jomtien, Thailand, with 155 governments and 150 organizations attending, set a goal of getting all children into primary school and reducing adult illiteracy by half by 2000. Where do ...