By the People, For the People
The South Asian region became beneficiaries of democratic rule at a time when Europe and the Americas were already beginning to enjoy its advantages. Though lagging behind in many aspects, still, many South Asian countries are actually beginning to catch up with their European and American counterparts, as highlighted in the article, ‘The Democracy Route’.
Pakistan seems a bit worse for wear as compared to neighboring countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal. However it is somewhat comforting to learn that these countries have their own set of problems to overcome. Pakistan could take a leaf out of their book and follow their example to ultimately improve its own circumstances.
Irfan Muneeb Karachi, Pakistan