President Asif Ali Zardari has called Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan to Islamabad to review the present situation of Karachi in the backdrop continuing targeted killings in the metropolis.
According to Geo’s senior anchorperson Kamran Khan, the Sindh Governor talked to the Prime Minister on phone and expressed his concern over the killings of innocent people in the metropolis as well as his reservations over a ‘forceful group of government’ that is allegedly providing a cover to criminals.
According to latest reports, Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan has had his resignation ready and is expected to present it to President Asif Ali Zardari at their decisive meeting later today.
The meetings of MQM’s Rabta Committee are simultaneously underway in London and Karachi to mull over the violent situation in Karachi, which has left at least 25 people in a matter of only 24 hours.
The Committee expressed reservations over the conduct of the government.
The MQM sources said the party has lifted over 20 bodies of its workers and that now the option of parting ways with the government is also being contemplated.
The sources stressed the government in concert with the Awami National Party (ANP) is involved in exacerbating the situation in the city.
The MQM said the government is treating the party not like allies but rivals and the party workers are being targeted killed.