June 4, 2010, 9:35 p.m.
The Religions and Development Research Programme has released a report discussing the role of Islam in Pakistani politics.
This report presents the findings of a study of Islam in Pakistan that is aimed at understanding and evaluating the relationships between Muslim organizations and activity in the formulation of development policy. The question at the heart of the inquiry is whether religion can play the role of a driver for change in terms of pro-poor policy and practice. The study analysis the nature and direction of the latent force and dynamism of the Islamic establishment, especially in its organizational setting, both in government and in opposition.