Mayor pays tribute to Liaquat Ali Khan

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Staff Reporter

Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said the nation suffered with huge loss due to assassination of Quaid-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan. The country would have been much ahead now, had he was not assassinated. The result of seizure of power in politics and state by plutocrats and waderas after his martyrdom was before us now. He said this while talking to the media after lying floral wreath on the grave of Quaid-e-Millat and offering fateha on his 68th death anniversary on behalf of citizens of Karachi on Wednesday.
Deputy Mayor Arshad Hasan, Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saif ur Rehman, Chairman DMC west Izhar Ahmed Khan and chairmen of Kmc council committees were also present on this occasion. Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said Shaheed e Millat Liaquat Ali Khan sacrificed everything for Pakistan, however he unfortunately never got this opportunity to take the journey of progress after the creation of Pakistan, which is the reason why we are still suffering from instability. He said we need to understand his message to the nation and join hands in our march to progress and development. He said his patriotism, political wisdom and leadership was always proved invaluable.
The Mayor said despite of that we haven’t lost hope and continuing efforts jointly to bail out the nation from these problems and serve the country in accordance with the lesson we got from Liaquat Ali Khan and Quaid-e-Azam. Replying to a query he said like many other problems, stray dogs have been also an issue that has to be solved,however Kmc delivered the medicines in its three hospitals and anyone affected by dog bite could now contact for vaccine to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Landhi Medical Complex and Sarfraz Rafiquee Shaheed Hospital.
He said we have been fully cooperating with cleanliness drive of Chief Minister Sindh and the was being removed too, however this is ethe permanent solution of the problem and we need to work out the permanent solution so the garbage was dispose off outside the city on daily basis and never take the shape of heaps of waste.