It was Pakistan’s good fortune that decades ago its citizens
went around the world to gain higher education and
professional excellence in important disciplines. These
expatriates excelled in their respective fields and made their
mark. Indisputably, they remain better than the best today.
It was Pakistan’s
misfortune that none of these accomplished sons and daughters
of the New World had any desire to return to the homeland.
President Musharraf did not utilize this most critical and
powerful resource to take Pakistan forward into the 21st
By: Pervaiz Lodhie (email:
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