Shakir Lakhani


With war clouds hovering over the region, it will become increasingly difficult to balance the books. Oil prices are expected to rise further, adding to the country’s woes. The government should immediately embark upon cost-cutting measures, like curbing fuel consumption by its ministers and bureaucrats. It would be a good idea for it to send some of its ministers home, as they have proved to be highly inefficient and useless. But if that is done, who would tell the Dear Leader that he is the best thing to have happened to Pakistan?
The writer is an engineer, a former visiting lecturer at NED Engineering College