Mehvash Amin

Mehvash Amin

The writer was an editor of Libas Pakistan and Hello! Pakistan. She is now editor-in-chief of T-Edit. Her poems have been published in local and foreign journals and she has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She tweets as @MehvashAmin (twitter.com/MehvashAmin)

Why do you stare, Pakistan? Do women on wheels freak you out?

Austrian Ambassador Brigitta Blaha is an active power woman. She is the type of diplomat who promotes her country but doesn’t rub nerves, because she equally promotes the country she is in, wearing their clothes, meeting their people and participating in their events. So it was no surprise that she was invited to Lahore, for the much-hyped Women on Wheels initiative by the Punjab Chief Minister Special Monitoring Unit on Law and Order and UN Women. True to type, she got into the car with Asma Khan, founder-director of Satrang Gallery in Islamabad, and drove right over. And then traded ...

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