Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Nazim Karachi briefs Senate committee

Nazim Karachi, Syed Mustafa Kamal has said that big cities with district city governments are country’s urban centres and the reflection of entire country, specially their respective provinces.

The development taking place there has its impact on the entire country and, therefore, a coordinated policy be framed for such citiesand they be given under one command and control. He expressed these views while briefing the Senate StandingCommittee for Local Government and Rural Development at his office on Tuesday.

MQM sees another conspiracy against Karachi

The Investigative Committee of MQM has revealed that a plan has been formed to create a bloodbath in Karachi and anti-social elements were busy to execute this plan. In a statement issued here on Tuesday, the investigative committee said anti-social elements and terrorists had set up their dens in various areas of Landhi and Quaidabad like Shepao Colony and Qazafi Town. They are demanding extortion from local traders.

The report said these anti-social elements and terrorists beat up people having sympathies with the MQM. It said some elected members of an ethnic party were also involved in these activities. The Investigative Committee of MQM demanded from President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Gilani, Federal Interior Adviser Rehman Malik, Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan, Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza to take action against the miscreants.

It also appealed to ANP chief Asfandyar Wali, vice president Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilor, Afsaryab Khattak, Haji Adeel Khan and other leaders to take notice of these criminals who are giving a bad name to the ANP. It also appealed the people of Karachi to keep a close vigil on these elements and inform the government and police of their evil activities.