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Govt decides not to replace Wassan with Nadir Magsi

01 April, 2012

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KARACHI: The PPP government has changed its line of action and decided not to replace Sindh Home minister Manzoor Wassan with Nadir Magsi, our sources reported.

Meanwhile, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik briefed the president about the law and order situation of Karachi and informed him about who is responsible for creating the situation in the city. It was decided to hold a high-level meeting on Sunday at the CM House to take some important decisions to tackle law and order.

Sources said that the chief minister, governor, IGP Sindh and Rangers would attend the meeting.

Later, Interior Minister Rehman Malik will brief the president at the Bilawal House.

Officials confirmed that the president wished for a return of normality to the city.

Rehman Malik also visited the city on Saturday morning. He visited Kati Pahari and other affected areas and ordered steps to maintain law and order.

Earlier, Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wassan and Nadir Magsi met the president.

Wassan briefed him about the decisions taken to maintain the situation. He also informed the president about the hostile behavior of the coalition partners and his efforts to cool them down, sources said.

President Zardari arrived in Karachi on Saturday and would leave for Larkana on Tuesday.

Wassan informed the president about the crisis developed in Karachi in which more than dozen of people have been killed in 24 hours and the law and order in the city was disturbed for the last three days besides businesses were closed.

President Zaradari will chair a meeting on Monday in Karachi to review the law and order situation in the metropolis.

Sindh Minister Nadir Magsi also called on President Zardari regarding a complaint lodged by the MQM against Magsi.


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