PSP’s protest enters eighth day

Party leaders say they are not about to pack their bags and head home over mere promises


Zubair Ashraf April 14, 2017
Mustafa Kamal. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI: The Pak Sarzameen Party’s (PSP) protest campaign entered its eighth day on Thursday as the party continued to stage a sit-in outside the Karachi Press Club, demanding the uplift of the city.

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PSP Chairperson Mustafa Kamal had made 16 demands to the federal and provincial governments on April 6 for increment in funds and resources for Karachi. He had asserted that the city was deprived of its fair share.

In the wee hours of Thursday, a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) delegation led by Sindh Transport Minister Nasir Hussain Shah paid a visit to the protest camp and met PSP’s leaders.

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PSP leader Dr Sagheer Ahmed, leading his side, told the PPP delegation about his party’s demands, PSP Spokesperson Waseem Aftab said. He added that the PPP delegation agreed to their demands and vowed to take up the matter with their high-command.

Aftab said that the PSP was not about to pack their bags and head home over mere promises. “We will not leave until our demands are fulfilled,” he maintained.

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