Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Evidence shows presence of Taliban in Karachi: Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan

Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan said that evidence of Taliban have been found in Karachi and the government is fully alive in this regard and it would not allow extremists and Talibanizaiton to reach Sindh province.
He said this while talking to newsmen at Air Base Faisal where a truck of goods was sent to Swat by Air force on behalf of Khadmat-e-Khalq Foundation here on Tuesday.
Governor made a humble appeal to well-to-do people to donate generously for IDPs, who were compelled to move from their houses after an operation is being conducted against Talibans in Swat, Dir and Buner.
He said that in the APC, all parties have expressed their complete solidarity with the government and endorsed the steps taken by the Army to eliminate Taliban.
Governor said that unity and solidarity is the need of the hour under prevailing situation and circumstances. He lauded the role of Air force in sending relief goods to the affected people.
He stressed that nation should show the spirit for IDPs as it had displayed in 2005 for quake affectees. He also lauded collaboration of Pak Air Force, PIA, Railway and other institutions for shipment relief goods to swat. He maintained that the government is making efforts to channelize shifting of relief goods to the people of the affected areas. He also hailed the performance of KKF in collecting relief goods.