KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has proposed the President Asif Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Gilani to establish national fund to bring the country out from financial crisis.   Addressing the residents of Clifton, Defence, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and North Nazimabad via telephone on late Friday night, he announced Rs 1 million to help overcome the crisis and appealed the elite class to save the country. He said that Pakistan was being defaulted thus we should save the country. He also appealed the people to reduce their lavish expenditures and use minimum electricity and also use 'one-dish' in their functions. Altaf also appealed to the President Asif Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to reduce their lavish expenditures. He urged the politicians to bring in their accounts and invest in the country to prevent it from present financial crisis. Referring to the statement of Taliban leaders of capturing Karachi, he said that the Taliban would not be allowed to occupy Karachi till there was MQM. "The people of Karachi will save it from the Taliban because if Karachi is safe, Pakistan will be safe." Hussain said that the citizens of Karachi should be aware because the Taliban were hatching a conspiracy to impose their self-style Shariyaa through weapons. "We should be ready to face them to fail their conspiracies. We don't want fight with anyone but would not allow imposition of their Shariyaa with power and threat," he added. "MQM is not against Punabi, Sindhi or Pakhtun because all are our brethren but we are against Taliban. We are peace loving people and want religious harmony throughout the country," said Altaf Hussain. Hussain informed the citizens that the MQM activists are protecting their respective areas through day and night. He appealed to the people of Karachi that they should at least provide meals to these people.