Irtiza Rizvi

Irtiza Rizvi

A sub-editor for the business pages of The Express Tribune

Don’t just blame the government

Last week, I read an article pertaining to the closure of 260 industrial units in Sindh in 2009. It made me question one thing – who is to blame for this? Considering this is the Pakistani community and media in question, only one party could be at fault – the government. Reasons cited for the closure were the power crisis, lack of finances, and the global recession. However, is it actually fair to place the blame squarely on the government’s shoulders? How many of us have actually attempted to take action to solve the power crisis? I’ve seen street lamps being powered ...

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