KARACHI - MQM coordination committee on Monday held meeting to finalise the party decision after the end of ultimatum given to fulfill their demands.
Sources said Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has contacted the MQM chief and informed him about the recent development regarding the extrajudicial killing and issue of missing worker. He further informed the MQM chief about the establishment of a committee to investigate the incident.
MQM coordination committee London and Pakistan held a meeting to chalk out the action plan after the end of 72 hours ultimatum given to the government.
MQM spokesman told The Nation that no decision has been made regarding the postponement of ultimatum in the joint meeting.
Earlier on Monday evening, MQM coordination committee considered different aspects to finalise the decision regarding the ultimatum over the issue of party activists’ missing and extrajudicial killings in the City. The committee reviewed the current development in which the PPP leadership has assured the party chief for action against the culprits involved.
Moreover significant developments were seen on Monday and once again PPP’s Rehman Malik became activated for resolving the issue by calling MQM chief Altaf Hussain to withdraw the protest drive. Malik was also present in an important meeting at the Governor House between the Sindh CM and governor.
Meanwhile, the spokesman of Sindh CM House has informed that Qaim has contacted the MQM coordination committee and expressed grief over the killing of MQM workers. During the telephonic conversation, Qaim assured the MQM that provincial government would take solid steps regarding the demands of the MQM over its party workers’ killings. He announced to provide job to the family member of the slain workers including the compensation money. He further informed the MQM committee about formation of a parliamentary committee which will submit its report within two weeks.
It is pertinent to mention here that MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar on last Friday alleged Rangers involvement in extrajudicial killing of party workers and gave 72 hours ultimatum to the government to investigate extrajudicial killing and unearth the whereabouts of the missing workers. He further warned that after the end of the ultimatum, the party would start a protest drive at highways leading to entry and exit points of the City if the missing activists would not recover within three days.