Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Mr Babar Khan Ghouri telephoned Prime Minister Pervaiz Ashraf and apprised him about the current situation in Karachi. He said that the citizens of Karachi should be given protection against terrorists and extortion mafia. He called for effective steps for protecting the life and property of the people.
Prime Minister Ashraf assured Mr Ghouri that he would visit Karachi soon and convene a meeting for controlling the Karachi situation. He said that stern action would be taken against the elements involved in creating law and order situation in Karachi.