HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain Sunday called for a transparent investigation into the 2012 Baldia fire incident in Karachi and punishment to the responsible persons.
He was addressing the participants of a musical concert “Subh-e-Nau”, organized by the MQM here at Bagh-e-Mustafa Ground Latifabad to mark the groundbreaking of Altaf Hussain University in Hyderabad.
Altaf Hussain said the MQM always strived for the rights of the poor. With the establishment of a university in Hyderabad, he said, the dream of the local people was being realized after 55 years.
He called upon the students to pay their full attention to education and gain knowledge of modern technologies so that they could play a vital role for the progress and prosperity of the country. He also advised them to give due respect to their parents and teachers and stop chewing things injurious to health such as “Gutka” and “Menpuri”.
He congratulated the members of MQM Zonal Committee and workers for organizing a colorful programme.
Among others, members of MQM Rabita Committee including MNA Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui were also present on the occasion.