KARACHI: The founder and leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned the petrol crisis in the country and said that the government showed serious incompetency towards the issue.
In a statement issued from London Secretariat, the MQM chief said that judges of premier courts and army generals should do their parts to resolve the crisis. He said that Karachi is a financial hub of the country and to save Karachi means to save Pakistan. He demanded to maintain peace all over the country and the terrorists should not be allowed to spread terror and killing of innocent citizens.
Hussain also condemned the incidents of targeted killings in Karachi, while the Sindh government was totally failed to provide security and protection to the people. He reiterated that the Prime Minister should request the President to impose Martial-Law in Sindh to eliminate terrorism and targeted-killings, especially in Karachi.
He said that the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited America and England to present Pakistan’s case regarding war against terror while the Prime Minister visited Saudi King to enquire about his health. He said that the visits of COAS General Raheel Sharif was in favour the country.
Hussain accused the Sindh government of supporting the criminal elements and said it was on the record that PPP’s former provincial home minister distributed three hundred thousand armed licenses to the members of banned-outfit People’s Amn Committee in Lyari to use against the unarmed civilians.
He said that whenever the PPP constituted government in Sindh, the lives of the people of urban areas turned miserable and innocent civilians were killed in all the PPP governments including the current tenure.