Zardari left Karachi to the mercy of professional criminals: Saad Rafique

Says his visit to the city marred by images of garbage dumps and debris lining main thoroughfares


News Desk February 01, 2018
Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique. PHOTO: FILE PHOTO

Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Thursday that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari has destroyed the city of Pakistan's founder Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

In a message posted on the social media website Twitter, the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader noted that after his arrival in Karachi, he could see garbage dumps lining Shahrah-e-Faisal, the city's main thoroughfare, as he traveled along it.

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"Your [Asif Zardari] government has destroyed the city of Karachi. Garbage dumps and debris line the streets," he remarked.

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The minister also criticised the PPP government for abandoning the city to the mercy of criminals.

"Instead of managing it, you [Zardari] abandoned it to the mercy of professional criminals and gangsters," Rafique said.

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