KARACHI: The MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has demanded apology from the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over his statement about killing of ‘fly’ and strikes in Karachi.
Addressing a press conference late Friday, the MQM chief asked the prime minister to tender an apology to the nation for his ‘fly’ statement regarding strikes in Karachi. He reminded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of his days in exile in Saudi Arab, saying the premier forgot the day when he was made a bridegroom and forced out of the country.
Commenting on PM Sharif’s statement, Hussain pointed out, “Had I been the governor, I would have resigned.”
Terming governor’s plight as miserable, the MQM chief said, “What else can he (Ebad) do? He does not even know that his name is on exit control list (ECL),” he added.
Altaf Hussain remarked the MQM is ascertaining the names of traders who complained to premier Sharif regarding the frequented strikes in Karachi.
Meanwhile addressing party workers on Saturday morning, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain demanded of the Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to resign over statement about killings and strikes in Karachi.
The MQM chief said that calling Nawaz Sharif as a "friend" was his mistake and asked to the prime minister to resign to safeguard the solidarity of Pakistan. He said that the workers, instead of being beaten by police, should remain silent.