Pakistan, like always, is going through a dark time. In the 76 years history of this country, Pakistan never came out of these dark times and instability. The recent Greek boat tragedy and brain drain in the last one year again reinforces that the system is not stable enough to support its brilliant people. Recently we saw a very intelligent student Muhammad Waleed Malik who won 29 gold medals in his medical exams and he went viral for this achievement but the newly graduated doctor has also fallen victim to Pakistan’s ritten system and job market.
Waleed has gotten many followers on social media after his viral success and he gets asked different questions all the time. Recently someone asked Waleed about his job prospects and if he has gotten any job as he was a gold metalist 29 times over. Waleed made a shocking revelation on this and shared that he has applied to 20+ hospitals but he has not gotten a job yet.
He also talked about the toxic “sifarish” culture present in our system and how mostly one can get a job on the basis of favouritism. This is what he said:
Here is how the internet is responding to the revelation and youth is especially feeling disappointed again: