The PPP and MQM have agreed that the elements involved in land-grabbing in Karachi were being used by the enemies
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will not allow drug peddlers, land Mafia, terrorists or the Taliban to disturb the peace of Karachi. This was stated in a joint communiquE issued from MQM International Secretariat in London, after a meeting was held between Altaf Hussain and interior minister Rehman Malik.
The PPP and MQM have agreed that the elements involved in land-grabbing in Karachi were being used by the enemies of Pakistan and a conspiracy had been hatched to use them to defame political parties. Hence action shall be taken against the land Mafia.
The latter will be brought to justice without any discrimination, regardless of which political party they belong to. People supporting the land mafia will be dealt with severely, and this includes people within the provincial administration as well. The SHO and DPO concerned will be held responsible if any land Mafia activity.
The meeting between the two leaders continued for more than four hours and current political situation was discussed. Hussain thanked the President and the Prime Minister for sending Rehman Malik to discuss the situation. He expressed satisfaction over the discussions and both parties pledged to work together against terrorists.
Issues related to the Sindh administration will be discussed in depth during the next visit of the interior minister to Karachi. Malik praised the role of Altaf Hussain in stopping the bloodshed by appealing to his followers to remain peaceful.