National strategies should survive politicians

POLITICIANS come and go, but the country must carry on. While it is understandable that leaders desire to leave their mark on the nation, populist stop-gap measures. should not come at the cost of long-term strategies to resolve issues.

Rebranding government programmes cost money, but more importantly, they cost time. While a concept like “Madani” or “Rahmah” can form a framework for government programmes, there is  no need to prefix the name to every single programme.