This refers to the news story ‘Minister did BA without FA!’ (March 2). Instead of appreciating and marvelling at the ‘miracle’ performed by our education minister, some people – seduced by the western world and its values – are showing disrespect to this ‘genius’ who did his BA without doing FA. What has the world come to?
As for the two dates of birth – his matriculation certificate shows August 26, 1977 as his date of birth, whereas his date of birth as shown on his Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) and the University of Punjab’s educational documents is August 26, 1974 – even religious folklore of Hinduism and Buddhism cannot beat that.
Shahid Ehsan Khalid