If Prime Minister Gilani and Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi have not completely fallen out with each other, they are no longer friends either. The FM was conspicuous by his absence at Sharm El-Sheikh. The story goes that he dropped out of the delegation when he came to know that it would be led by the PM rather than the President. Right at the time when Mr Gilani was meeting his cantankerous Indian counterpart on the sidelines of the NAM Summit, the Makhdoom turned up at the Sharif Palace in tow with Mr Zardari for 'crucial' talks with Mian Nawaz Sharif et al. Perhaps, he believes, diplomacy can work at times when domestic issues become too complex to be sorted out easily * * * * * * * * * * * * Salman Shahbaz, the youngest scion of the Raiwind royalty, must have given an ostentatious yawn to see critics indulge in intense fingerpointing on the millions he spent on the import of a fast depleting breed of Siberian leopards. Between him and his Dear Dad it's the task divided: If one is taking care of the health and education sectors the other is busy preserving the wildlife. Jati Umra is now home to the proverbial lions and real leopards.