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The Chief Qualification and Wit and Wisdom
Bhavesh Parekh

The Chief Qualification

Mullah Nasruddin was born and lived initially in Afghanistan.

He was illiterate but was a smooth speaker. He became a Hodja - a philosopher. Then a lawyer. Again, his ability to twist words made him successful.

The Sultan noticed Mullah. And appointed him Supervisor of the Markets. Mullah did a ‘good’ job - ensuring the major share of bribes went to the Sultan.

After a few years, the Sultan summoned Mullah. Told him that as he had performed well, he would be promoted.

‘Mullah, I will give you an important post. You can choose from Commander of the Army, Chief Treasurer, or Head of the Police? What job do you want?’

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