ISLAMABAD  - Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has assured the MQM that the government is taking all necessary steps for restoring peace in Karachi and the situation would improve in a few days.

The prime minister met a delegation of the MQM comprising of Babar Ghauri, Waseem Akhtar, Abdul Qadir Khanzada and Asif Hasnain. The delegation apprised the prime minister about the situation in Karachi.

Prime Minister Ashraf informed the delegation that he had directed Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah to utilize all resources in restoring peace in Karachi. Sources add that a delegation of the MQM also met President Asif Ali Zardari.