This editorial takes a pessimistic view of the consequences of the PML-N’s withdrawal from the ruling coalition. It cites the difficulty of restoring the pre-emergency judiciary since that will lead to possible destabilising confrontations with the President, the Army and the current judiciary. Any constitutional amendment attempting to solve the crisis will need a 2/3 majority to be pushed through. In the meantime, the looming financial and economic crisis is further threatening stability. The article touches on a proposal by Lahore economists to alleviate the food crisis by issuing food stamps to needy citizens.
Article: Problems that lie ahead
Author: The Daily Times Editorial Board
Publication: The Daily Times