ISLAMABAD - Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar telephoned MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Saturday night and thanked him for his party’s support in APC.

Dar lauded Altaf Hussain and his party for their unconditional support for legal and constitutional amendments to curb acts of terrorism from the country. Dar said that the government's efforts are aimed at eliminating the menace of terrorism from Pakistan.

The support of MQM will help the government to achieve its national objective of restoring peace in the country. Peace is essential and prerequisite for achieving economic prosperity in Pakistan, said Dar.