‘Peace in Karachi vital for Pak’
Lahore: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that peace in Karachi was vital for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. “Karachi is a hub of economic activities and peace is necessary for sustained financial growth of the country,” he said while addressing a meeting of PPP parliamentarians in Punjab Assembly at Governor’s House on Tuesday.
The Prime Minister called upon all the political forces to sit together in order to salvage durable peace in the city of Quaid-i-Azam.
“Security agencies have been directed to employ all their resources to curb current wave of crime and target killings and restore gaiety of the city of lights- Karachi,” he said.
He said that a comprehensive programme would be initiated during the next two years to overcome poverty in the country as many people were living below the poverty line.
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