Certain elements are trying to ruin peace on the pretext of opposing the local government system: Altaf Hussain
PPP and MQM will work together for solving the problems of the people and for stability of democracy: President Asif Zardari
The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain and President Asif Zardari have discussed the situation emerging out of the promulgation of the local government system in Sindh on the telephone. They also exchanged views on the overall political situation of the country.
President Zardari said that the system of the local government was introduced in the entire province in order to solve the problems of the people on priority and with a view to transferring power at the grass-roots level. He said that the leaders of both the MQM and the PPP had worked day and night for the system.
President Zardari said that the PPP would work along with the MQM and all other parties in the coalition for solving the basic problems of the people of Sindh, progress of the country and stability of the democracy.
Mr Hussain said that the introduction of the local government system by the elected government for solving the problems of the people at their doorstep was a positive step. He regretted that certain elements were uselessly opposing the people-friendly system, and they were undermining the peace of the province on this pretext.
Mr Hussain said that the PPP and the MQM would make united efforts against the elements that were trying to destroy the peace of the Sindh province. He thanked President Zardari for taking personal interest in the introduction of the local government system.
Both the leaders agreed to make united efforts for solving of the problems of the people and for the stability of democracy in the country.