has given you a rare precious opportunity to be remembered
as the ‘best President’ of the 21st century. ‘Best
President’ not only of America but of the new Global
Village that desperately needs more technology-age leaders
like you and President
Musharraf. You would not want to be remembered as the
21st Century US President who set in motion a catalyst
for the 3rd World War and proved the Doomsday pundits right
in the ‘End of the World’ predictions.
are a good human being. You have a good heart, body and
soul. You are compassionate. You are always trying to be
fair. You are caring. You are unselfish and very giving.
You are a major inspiration for me as a good family man.
It is clear that many of your human qualities are enhanced
by your ‘Better Half’. I am sure she has helped
you many times keeping you calm and cool in the most difficult
times. I am sure she has been part of your strength and
wisdom in making the right decisions under pressure.
I am the best of America. I am as American as anyone ever will be. I
am the best of small minority owned corporate America. I am a technology
entrepreneur who has for 30 years designed, developed, manufactured
and supplied technology products of tomorrow for 80% of all the Fortune
500 industrial giants of America. I have affected billions of dollars
of economic health of America. For the last 19 years I and my wife
have quietly supplied Solid-State LED light bulbs to the US industry
to reduce electric energy usage by average 1 million watts per year.
Soon this number will reach the 3-5 million watts per year mark.
In effect, I have also reduced pollution. I have introduced environmentally
friendly LED bulbs
ideal for use with Alternative or Renewable Energy resources like
Solar Energy, Wind Energy. For 19 years I have helped reduce hazardous
waste. I have also helped reduce the global warming and much much
I am also a Pakistani American. I am a Muslim. Thirty-five years ago
like thousands of other professionals from the poorest areas of the
Third World, I came to America. Unlike most other expatriates, in
the course of the last 35 years, I never forgot my unwritten responsibility
to the country I left behind. I am proud to say that I am giving
back to the poor of Pakistan 1000 times more than what I took out
by way of brain drain when I left. This is only the beginning. I
am one of the 24 Founding Directors and Trustees of President
Musharraf’s revolutionary Pakistan
Human Development Fund that will be the 21st Century’s
best model for long-term sustainable poverty reduction. It will also
remove a major resource the fundamentalists and terrorists must have
to survive. On my own I have embarked on Humanitarian Poverty Alleviation
programs in the poorest Pakistani villages, providing them sustainable
solar powered LED light bulbs and solar powered drinking water pumps.
This program will have far reaching positive effects. I am providing
jobs to the urban educated unemployed men and women. My labor intensive ‘Contract
Manufacturing’ in Karachi Pakistan allows me to be a heavy
US tax payer at a time so many other US companies are struggling
to barely stay alive. My partnership with Pakistan allows my US Corporation
to not only be globally competitive but also provide high paid American
jobs when most of Corporate America is doing major layoffs.
America is not White or Yellow or Brown or Tan or Black. It is all of
these. America is not Christian or Muslim or Jewish or Buddhist or
Hindu. It is all of these. America is the greatest country in the
world today because it is able to attract the best of the world.
It is the most giving country but its global image is that of an
arrogant global power that sucks most of the world’s resources
and wealth, human or material, but doesn’t give anything back
in return. America’s global image needs a major overhaul. For
the first time in 35 years I and my family are very concerned: When
will we be insulted in America for the first time for giving America
Ever since the coming of communication satellites, the coming of computers,
the Internet, the cell phone and CNN, the world suddenly shrank big
time in the last two decades. The haves and have-nots that didn’t
see each other could now see each other in real time. Most of today’s
worlds problems are caused by the rich West not quickly making adjustments
and corrections to this Global Village phenomenon. Two decades ago
the disparity between Rich and Poor was a bad 1:40. Guess what it
is today? 1:80.
Spending billions of dollars on fighting global terrorism with arms and
ammunition will only make matters worse. A fraction of this amount
towards fighting global poverty, basic education, basic health and
basic skills will give 1000’s % more return for the money spent
in shorter period of time. Results will be long term. Economic benefits
to the West will be gigantic. I hope you will not be misguided by
any 20th Century non-technology era thinking. This is your chance
in history. Make it or break it. America must be respected as the
true big brother that takes care of the rest of the family and is
not afraid to apologize for making mistakes once in a while.