PM And Army Chief Meet – Strong Stance Against MQM Likely

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A strong policy statement on the security of the city is expected by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday.

Earlier scheduled to visit Karachi on Monday, his visit was postponed in lieu of discussion with the military ahead of his visit.

“PM Nawaz will visit Karachi on July 1 and is expected to deliver a strong policy statement on the Karachi situation,” a source said.

Army Chief Raheel Shareef, met Nawaz Sharif to discuss matters related to Operation Zarb-e-Azb, resettlement of IDP’s and rehabilitation of the same. BBC’s report on MQM funding from India was also discussed.

A deal of sparing Asif Ali Zardari for the time being but taking action against party financiers in Sindh was struck.

Lauding Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar’s role in the cases against MQM, the source said, “Altaf Hussain’s cases will be pursued in cooperation with UK authorities.”