KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Pervaiz Rashid Monday said that it is the desire of everyone that Karachi become a peaceful and safe city.
He was talking to media persons on his arrival here from Islamabad.
The Minister said that Karachi is the commercial capital of the country and if the people here are disturbed then this impacts the entire Pakistan.
He said that it is the desire and prayer of everyone that the status of Karachi as the city of lights is restored.
To a question, Pervaiz Rashid said that there is consensus in thinking among all the political parties, civil society, intellectuals, citizens, businessmen, traders and industrialists etc, that Pakistan be rid of the problems like poverty, ignorance, disease, backwardness and it should be put on the path of progress and development.