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The whole system in Pakistan is outdated

General Bajwa

Qamar Javed Bajwa.

The corrupt elite of Pakistan is mainly responsible for the country’s huge economic woes (“Pak army chief points to ‘fiscal mismanagement’ for problems,” June 29, Gulf Today).

There should be capital punishment in Pakistan for those who are involved in financial corruption because corruption has not only affected Pakistan but also killed many vulnerable people.

There should be a speedy law that provides equal justice to the people of Pakistan regardless of whether they are rich or poor. But unfortunately the whole system in Pakistan is outdated.

In the so-called democracy, the representatives of poor people are fighting each other in Parliament, serving their own interest, instead of doing their assigned work to make people’s lives better.

The justice system is so weak, that corrupt people who get arrested for their role in corruption are released on bail easily.

I fully agree with the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s statement in which he blames “fiscal mismanagement” for the country’ economic woes, days after he was appointed to a newly formed committee responsible for steering the economy. “We’re going through a difficult economic situation due to fiscal mismanagement,” Bajwa told a seminar at a military-run defence university in the capital, Islamabad, according to a statement issued by the military’s publicity wing.

“We understand that government has gone for difficult but quintessential decisions for long-term benefits and what we’re doing is playing our part.”

The people of Pakistan love their armed forces and trust them because it is in the history of Pakistan that whenever there are issues like terrorism and natural disasters, the people just look at their Army to come and rescue them because they know the civilian government will do anything for them, and the Pakistan Army is always ready to rescue them.

It is now the need of the hour for Pakistan to make strict laws against corruption and people who are involved in corruption should be hanged.

Hanging corrupt people instead of sacrificing poor people who are dying because of their corruption is justifiable.

Asim Jahangir
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