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Forging unity for prosperity

August 13, 2013

THE current framework in which the country is being run will not take Pakistan any forward.

All small and big nations in our region and the world have overtaken us in health, education, justice, law and order and food security.

Pakistan needs a turnaround, for which the basic need is our adaptation and readiness for the change, a complete change from one era to another, like the one witnessed in China.

For Pakistanis, failure is not an option, but success is also not automatically guaranteed.

Let us make a new Pakistan to cater to the needs of the masses.

Changes must be made to the constitution to block corrupt and power-hungry people from contesting elections.

The current election system should also be changed to make the people vote directly vote for president and prime minister.

Further, we should convert every division into a province.

This will help eradicate linguistic and any other frictions and speed up development in the country

NAYYARUDDIN AHMAD
Lahore