Brexit hastens Pakistani Kashmir's economic break with Britain

Mirpur, Pakistan

THE tiled palaces beside Pakistan's Mangla reservoir and dozens of exchange offices testify to the prosperity enjoyed by Kashmir's Mirpur thanks to vast sums of cash sent back by tens of thousands of emigrants living in Britain.

With few jobs and little industry, the residents of Pakistan's "Little England" overwhelmingly rely on family members based in the country for their economic livelihood.

But decades after the first wave of migration, the fraying of filial ties between the communities...


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