After a brief visit to his family in Pakistan, he is now serving as the shadow governor of the key northern province of Balkh.
Greater precision as to dates would shew whether they can have heard of Najm Sns army advancing by way of Balkh.
Balkh and Bokhara there meet Bengal and Bombay, and try to draw eye-teeth.
But enough has been said of what may be hidden beneath the unsightly bazaars and crumbling ruins of modern Balkh.
There is therefore no difficulty in accepting Balkh as the Greek Baktria.
From Balkh to Khulm is about 50 miles and may well pass as two days' journey.
Also the well-known road by Balkh and Mamiana, direct to Herat.
Whilst they were pleasuring in camp, the latter had taken Balkh.
From Balkh to Bombay men know that rough-ridged print with the old scar running diagonally across it.
In the 9th century Ḥīvī of Balkh wrote a rationalistic treatise10 on difficulties in the Bible, Exegesis.