KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has made record collection of hides and skins of sacrificial animals from across the country, said the Chief Trustee of Khidmat Khalq Foundation (KKF), Syed Mustafa Kamal.
Talking to the media persons on Friday at the main collection point of the party at Nazeer Hussain Medical University, Federal B Area, he said that people have donated hides of sacrificial animals in record number not only in Karachi but also in other areas of the country.
Accompanied by Rabita Committee members Shoaib Bukhari, Raza Haroon, Wasay Jalil, Tariq Mir and others, the former city nazim said that MQM received good and very positive response.
He further elaborated that the MQM had set up collections points at Lahore, Nankana Sahib, Okara, Sheikhupura, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari, Rahim Yar Khan, Sahiwal, Pakpattan, Bhawalpur, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Jhang, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Gujrat, and Mianwali.
While in Sindh province, he said, 19 zones including Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Nawabshah, Sanghar, Tandoallahyar, Ghotki, Jamshoro, Umerkot, Thatta, Nausheroferoze, Badin, Larkana, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Dadu, Qambar, Shahdadkot, Kashmore and Jacobabad, hides were donated by the people.
In the Balochistan province, the hides were collected from Quetta, Bolan, Naseerabad, Sibi, Pishin, while in Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa collections were made from Abbottabad, Mansehra and other areas of Gilgit-Baltistan including Iskardu and Ganchi etc.
He said that the MQM will set up hospitals, educational institutions and other welfare projects through the funds raised from the collection of hides and skins.