With reference to Zafar Mahmood’s article on KAD especially Part (Episode) 23, I’d say that he hit the nail on the head by saying that technology is the only solution. We do not usually distinguish science and technology. However, technology is a methodology, not particularly that of science! It is clear that technology involves cash flows, personal merit, strict attention to detail, cultural factors and much more. 

We need to ask ourselves why Allama Iqbal in his famous work, Javid Nama, said that the power of the West comes through science and technology. We are slipping back to the Stone Age much to desire of our enemies. 

The Chairman of WAPDA proved that over simplification of matters throws the baby out with the bath water. We rely on foreign aid a bit too much. Dear readers, wake up. 


Lahore, June 26.