Trade and industry condemns bomb blasts
Karachi, April 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The trade and industry has widely condemned the recent wave of terror and bomb blasts in the city. The Patron In-Chief Korangi Association of Trade and industry (KATI) S M Muneer, Chairman Mohammad Zubair Chhaya and Vice Chairmen Najmul Arfeen and Niaz Ahmed said in statement that frequent incidents of bomb blasts and attacks on political parties’ camps and election offices and trying to sabotage election process in the city.
They said that apart from paralyzing the city life while the trade and industry suffers the most due to closure of business and massive loss of production and industrial wheel comes to a halt. They asked caretaker government to wake up from deep slumber and take stringent measures to maintain law and order and apprehend the saboteurs of Karachi’s peace. They have also appealed to the political parties not to further penalize the residents of Karachi by resorting to give strike calls and paralyze the entire city.
They said that there is no resilience being shown either by political parties or religious factions and are adamant to resort to strikes and ‘dharnas’ in the city not only disturbing the lives of the peaceful citizens but compelling the trade and industry and market to shut down.
They further showed their dismay over the loss of precious time of the young generation due to frequent closure of schools and colleges in the city. They particularly mentioned the pathetic attitude by the government and law enforcing agencies towards continuous target killing and extortions. “For god’s sake all the political parties and religious factions should get united to face and fight the enemies whose illegal activities are taking toll on Karachi’s peaceful life and crippling its economy,” said Chhaya.
For more information, contact:
Press Secretary KATI
Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI)
ST-4/2, Sector 23, Korangi Industrial Area,
Tel: +9221 3506 1211 -2
Cell: +92346 2012346
Fax: +9221 3506 1215