Nowhere was this attitude more visible than the chants of “send her back” from the rally in North Carolina. We haven’t witnessed a more hateful display of mass resentment and embrace of authoritarianism since 1939s Madison Square Garden rally. Again, we must look the detractors & jeerers in the eye and refuse to let them lock us in the past. Culture can no more be locked in place than time itself. We can choose to conjure half-imagined glory days of the past, or we can face the future together. For >200 years, Out of Many, One has appeared on our currency – I hope the day comes soon when we can all believe that to be true.
Planning and Development Minister Khusro Bakhtiar said on the occasion that it had been submitted in writing that no document concerning CPEC had been shared with the IMF.
He added that the Senate committee should play its role in the economic development of the country by embarking upon agendas and ideas which could motivate the government to work diligently for the country.
He said the senate committee should look into issues through the prism of national interest rather than paying heed to false media reports.