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Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday assured Jamat-e-Islami’ (JI) Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman of addressing all his “valid” concerns, as the party keeps Sindh’s ruling party on target regarding results of local government polls in the metropolis.
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi President Naeem ur Rehman, while rejecting the LG polls results for Karachi, claimed that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not be able to attain a majority in the city even if it spent a hundred years trying to do so as its conduct is anti-Karachi.
CM Shah in a telephone call with Rehman asked him to approach the election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding their concerns and assured him of playing a neutral role in the resolution of JI’s issues.
Earlier, Sindh Minister for Education Saeed Ghani said that PPP wants to hold talks with JI which is its priority to ally for the appointment of Karachi’s mayor.
Amid the finalisation of results for the local government polls in Karachi, Ghani that his party might form an alliance with JI — which stands second with victories in 88 UCs — but ruled out any possibility to join hands with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
As per the results issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the PPP is in the lead with success in 91 Union Councils out of 235. JI stands second with victories in 88 UCs, and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) came third after winning in 40 UCs.
“It would be better that PPP and JI hold talks,” the minister said during a press conference in Karachi.
Ghani said that the information being provided to JI’s Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman are not correct.