KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has directed MQM’s coordination committee for referendum across the country on joining the Sindh government.
Speaking to MQM’s coordination committee members, MNAs, MPAs and office-bearers of various wings at Lal Qila Ground, Azizabad on Monday, he asked opinion of party workers whether MQM join the Sindh government or not as its party has received a formal invitation from PPP to join the Sindh government.
MQM workers including MQM’s coordination committee answered to remain out of Sindh government and stay on opposition benches to play its part as a strong opposition in assemblies.
Altaf directed the committee to hold referendum across the country asking workers and supporters over joining of MQM in Sindh government within three days.
He said PPP Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah after taking oath visited the gangsters of Lyari. “I myself will move an application in the United Nations regarding the MQM workers extra judicial killing. A plea will also be moved in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, asking Chief Justice to take notice of party workers killing.”
Meanwhile Sindh Assembly Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza while talking to media said that the decision of MQM on remaining out of the Sindh govt would not affect the performance of provincial govnt. She added that PPP wants to develop good relations with every political force that’s why it has invited its former ally. 
IGP visits polio team attack site
Our Staff Repoter from Peshawar adds: Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ihsan Ghani on Monday visited district Swabi where he inspected the spot of attack took place on polio team yesterday. DIG Mardan Muhammad Jafar Khan, DPO Swabi Dr Mian Saeed Ahmed and other high ranking police officers were also present on the occasion.
DPO Swabi briefed the police chief about the modus operandi of the attack and the progress so for made in investigation of the case.
The provincial police officer inspected the spot in detail and issued necessary instructions to the police in light of his detail inspection. They were directed to further intensify their efforts by making more effective their investigation and tight the noose around the neck of real culprits and bring them to justice.
They were also directed to make foolproof security arrangements in Swabi and ensure protection of life, honour and property of the general public at all cost.