What Atif Mian’s removal says about the government’s decision-making ability

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Source: Dawn
This is a government that caved and sacrificed not only its own credibility, but the good of Pakistan, with no payoff.

There are times when you don’t know whether to laugh or cry, times when you ride the crazy train and hope it doesn’t go completely off the rails.

With the appointment of an Economic Advisory Council comprising some very highly skilled and world-renowned economists, it seemed as if the governance train had left the station at an impressive clip.

But the ride got bumpy; one of the economists happened to be Atif Mian — his impressive CV was the reason for being on this council — but alas, in a completely predictable development — it was his faith that became an issue.

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