When the ‘educated’ Army officers become school teachers B Muralidhar Reddy writes that appointment of a former chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence as Education Minister in Shaukat Aziz’s cabinet shows how the education reform process is going nowhere. In his first policy statement, the new Education Minister praised the `present education policy’ as best suited … Continue reading “Renaissance?”

Enlightenment and Renaissance, by fiat

Its all happening in Pakistan Europe went through a painful process of Renaissance and Enlightenment, and took a few centuries to do it. Pakistan on the other hand achieved both within a year. The problem is, you have to take Musharraf’s word (pardon the oxymoron) for it. “I’m sorry, I don’t want to boast about … Continue reading “Enlightenment and Renaissance, by fiat”