THIS is apropos of the letter ‘Branded clothes: a symbol of pride?’ (Nov 16) by Rimsha Ahmad.

The writer has complained about costly branded clothes available in Karachi. I would like her to pay a visit to any local-branded store and foreign- branded store and judge the quality.

I have been using local clothes in the past but am sorry to say I paid more than foreign branded clothes and the quality of these local clothes which, in some cases, were more expensive than foreign branded clothes, was poor.

If you get better quality foreign branded clothes at a lesser or same price of local clothes than why not go for it. Local brands have now tough competition from foreign brands and the only way is to improve quality according to the price.

RIAZ A. QURESHI Karachi

Coming elections

PAKISTANI nation is still trying to figure out the meaning of ‘roti, kapra aur makaan’. This is socialist ideology where everyone must be equal and the state must provide all basic necessities to its citizens.

But if a meagre amount of Rs1,000 per month being provided by the government to the people through Benazir Income Support Programme cannot even fulfill need of a child, then how a household can survive?

The PPP used the slogan of ‘roti, kapra aur makaan’. But one can easily see that the rich are getting richer, while the poor are getting poorer under the current PPP government. The people must open their eyes and educated youth must mobilise the voters what actually roti, kapra aur makaan means.

REHAN BALOCH Turbat

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yes
December 3, 2012 7:17 pm
refernce to subject in their articles mentioned both persons in their topics but the main concerned is to preapre god quality of c;othes inown country with good quality when we prepaare good quality of clothes in own country it will flourish local industry not also but also people wil get more jobs due to local industry flourish wht we use branded quality our local industry is also preparing more quality than branded quality and it is also cheaper than branded quality quality could be easily established own quality department. example of our neighbouring country india is present they are wearing mostly own country prepared clothes due to only this good act they are saving million of rupees in a day
Sam
December 3, 2012 9:09 am
Karachi is a home to looters and criminals
Capt C M Khan
December 4, 2012 5:52 am
There are quality clothes in Karachi but you must know where to find? I have been using shirts made by Mateen Brand of a shop in Saddar near Bata shoe shop for the past 15 years, they cost about 20 USD but are as good as any foreign brand I have used.
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