Congratulates President Asif Zardari, Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad, and the people on the restoration of the system
The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain has congratulated President Asif Zardari, Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, ministers belonging to the PPP and the MQM, members of the Sindh Assembly, leaders, workers and the people of Sindh on the restoration of local government system in Sindh. He said that restoration of the system would be an important step in the direction of devolution of power to the grass root level and it would help in furthering harmony and brotherhood among the people of Sindh.
Mr Hussain said this while talking to Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah and other leaders of the PPP and the MQM on the occasion of the promulgation of the ordinance regarding the restoration of the local government system.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Hussain appealed to the allied parties to support the policy formulated by the Sindh government for the welfare of the people of Sindh and towards solution of their problems. He said that the rights of the allied parties would also be protected and their reservations would be removed.
Mr Hussain said that he and President Zardari are determined to stand by each other. He said that Karachi is not only the part of Sindh but it is also the provincial capital. Addressing the leaders of the PPP and the MQM he said that they should work making Sindh a place of peace and tranquility.
Mr Hussain said that the basic problems of the people should be solved and a system should be evolved that did not discriminate between people. Crimes should be eliminated from Sindh and the law should be applied universally. Anyone breaking the law should be dealt with irrespective of his political affiliations.
Mr Hussain praised provincial ministers Pir Mazharul Haque, Agha Siraj Durrani, Sharjeel Memon, Syed Sardar Ahmed, Dr Farooq Sattar, Raza Haroon, Kunwar Naveed, Dr Farogh Naseem, Dr Sagheer, Waseem Aftab, and Wasay Jalil for their efforts in the preparation of the draft of the ordinance.
Governor Sindh Dr Ebad, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, the PPP leaders Owaish Muzaffar, Agha Siraj Durrani, Sharjeel Memon, and MQM leaders Syed Sardar Ahmed and Dr Farooq Sattar also spoke to Mr Hussain and congratulated him on the restoration of the local government system.