Pakistani Students to not have Textbooks this year? Here's the reason why

Putting more tensions on the forehead, the state is now facing a severe shortage of paper. The crisis is thus supposed to disrupt the academic activities in the country.
Pakistani Students to not have Textbooks this year? Here's the reason why

Pakistan, being hit by high inflation had been going through one and other severe problems day by day. Inflation there could be understood by the fact that the government took the subsidies back which it’d been offering to citizens to curb the losses it had been bearing so far.

Putting more tensions on the forehead, the state is now facing a severe shortage of paper. The crisis is thus supposed to disrupt the academic activities in the country. As believed by Pakistan’s paper associations, there are chances that the students there might not receive their academic books this year, which would be starting from August, said.

What are the reasons for this shortage?
This crisis in the economy isn’t a one-day story rather it is a result of the global inflation, absurd policies of the Pakistani government, and the monopoly of the local paper industries.

All Pakistan Paper Merchant Association, Pakistan Association of Printing Graphic Art Industry (PAPGAI), and other organizations associated with the paper industry, along with the country's leading economist Qaiser Bengali hinted for the possible crisis.

Pakistani Students to not have Textbooks this year? Here's the reason why
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A local media outlet from Pakistan reported that due to the increasing cost of paper, publishers are not able to price the books. “Ergo to this, textbook boards of Sindh, Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would remain incable to print textbooks,’’

Pakistani columnist Ayaz Amir while reacting to the everlasting economic crisis of the nation questioned the leadership and stated it was "failed and incompetent". He also said that Pakistan has now stuck into a debt trap and it takes loans to pay previous loans. He wrote, "We have seen the rules of Ayub Khan (Former President of Pakistan), Yahiya Khan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. We have seen the governments of dictators and they all had one thing in common, they took loans to solve the problems and then opted for more loans to pay back the previous ones."

He further wrote, Pakistan is now at a situation where noone is now willing to advance a loan to it. "We were unable to solve the economic problems when the population was 11 crores during the regime of Zia ul Haq. How our incompetent and failed rulers are going to improve the economy when the population has doubled to 22 crores?"

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