KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Quaid Altaf Hussain has termed the implementation of the Local Government System of 2001 in the entire province of Sindh as heartening. He said that step taken by the government would strengthen democratic norms, and an atmosphere of brotherhood would prevail in the province. He added that positive effects of the system would permeate to the common man. He paid rich tributes to President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Governor Sindh Ishrat-ul-Ebad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. He also congratulated the people of Sindh and said that historic decision would prove a landmark for the progress of democracy.