It pained me to see successive governments – elected or otherwise – continuously failing to avert natural disasters that occur every year. The current government has also done nothing. PML-N’s Chief Minister paid more attention to inaugurating flyovers and underpasses rather than worry about floods. Had the Punjab government taken preventive measures to control floods, precious lives could have been saved. These floods have destroyed kharif crops and caused immeasurable loss to land owners as well as those that work on fields. This practice continues and it seems as if no one cares.


Islamabad, September 6.