New York Taxi Workers Alliance says the urgency of its fight was made more clear from surveys by 455 drivers which reveal shocking levels of poverty, as well as the dependency on driver income for thousands of New Yorkers.
The election is the only way out of the impasse, a “course correction” is desperately needed for Pakistan. Thomas Paine said that when the public does not fear its government it is called “liberty” and when the public fears the government it is called “tyranny”. Looking at the current scenario, we can easily add that when both the government and public fear each other it becomes “anarchy”.
Not much came out of the meeting, not even a formal joint statement. The biggest takeaways were the resumption of FM-level engagement, the optics, and the two sides' "shared desire for a strong and prosperous bilateral relationship".
Having an adequate capacity of water reservoirs is very important for a country like Pakistan, which receives 60% of its yearly rain during 3 monsoon months and flood water in the river ends up in the Arabian sea. Storage capacity in 3 major reservoirs in Pakistan is only 9% of the average annual flow against a world average of about 40%.