Archive for February, 2012

Chief  of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain has said that the public meeting being organized by the Women Wing of the MQM on 19th February in Bagh-e-Quaid-e-Azam would be the largest ever public meeting of the women. He said this while talking to the workers of the women wing who were busy in making preparations for the public meeting. A large number of other women were also present on the occasion.

There was big zeal and fervour among the women when Mr Hussain called. They raised loud slogans to express their emotions and sentiments. Mr Hussain said that other parties had held large gatherings at the venue but the historic public meeting of the women on the 19th February would demolish all records and establish that even the women of the MQM were sufficient to take on the challenge posed by the opponents.

Mr Hussain praised the women busy in their work and said wherever there was the flag of the MQM, there would be people having love for the humanity. He said that the women belonging to all faiths and nationalities would be present on the 19th February and demonstrate that they were firmly united despite diversity in their background.

Mr Hussain asked the men to look after the household chores on the 19th February as the women would be busy in their work and attending the meeting at Bagh-e-Quaid-e-Azam. The women agreed with a loud cheer.

Workers and office-bearers of the Women Wing of the MQM apprised Mr Hussain about the preparations and said that there was immense joy and fervour among the women in the city. Women were putting in their heart and soul for making the programme a big success.

Mr Hussain commended Mrs Kishwar Zahra, in-charge central co-ordination committee of the women. He also praised the co-ordination committee, Karachi Tanzimi Committee, zones, sectors and units of the MQM for their untiring work.

 

The seats of MBBS students in Karachi Medical & Dental College were increased from 100 to 250 and the BDS seats were also increased from 50 to 100. Besides this Rs50million were being provided for extension of faculty, lecture hall and dental lab while an amount of Rs8million will be paid today for payment of salaries and due to employees. This was stated by Administrator KMC Muhammad Hussain Syed while addressing the White Coat Ceremony in KMDC which was attended by students, their parents and faculty members.

Principal Professor Dr. Waqar Kazmi, Vice Pricipal Professor Mehmood Haider, Senior Director Health Services Dr. Nasir Javed, MPA Abdul Moeed Farooqui, Executive Director NICVD Professor Khan Zaman Khan, Prof. Umer Farooq Principal Sindh Medical College and MS of other hospitals of Karachi were also present on this occasion. Administrator Karachi during his speech stressed the need of working hard to learn and serving the ailing humanity. He said KMDC was the best medical college of the country where only merit is considered for admission.

The college was affiliated with some major medical institutions in the city like Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Sobhraj Maternity Hospital, Sarfaraz Rafiquee Shaheed Hospital and Spencer Eye Hospital where the students of KMDC could get the opportunity to provide medical assistance to all sorts of patients. Administrator Karachi said that the renovation work of KIHD and Spencer Eye Hospital will be completed in next six months, after that these would be the best hospitals in Pakistan. He congratulated the students on the start of new academic session in KMDC. He also announced Rs5 Lac cash award and a certificate for the first class first position holder in FCPS Muhammad Adnan Qureishi. Principal KMDC Professor Dr. Waqar Kazmi, Professor Umer Farooq, Professor Khan Zaman Khan and others also addressed the ceremony.

A thirteen member delegation of the US journalists visited the MQM head quarter Nine Zero. The visit was organized by International Centre for Journalists (IVFJ). The delegation was received and welcomed at Nine Zero by member of the co-ordination committee and in-charge of the Central Information Committee Mr Wasay Jalil. The delegation was being headed by Mr Aamir Jahangir of ICFJ.

The delegation held talks with members of the co-ordination committee Mr Mustafa Kamal, Mrs Nasrin Jalil, Mr Raza Haroon, Dr Sagheer Ahmed, Mr Gulfaraz Khan Khattak, Mr Wasay Jalil and member of the Central Executive Council Mr Umer Khan Ali Sherzai.

The meeting lasted in a cordial environment for over two hours during which different issues relating to media in Pakistan and the US were discussed in detail. The need for solving the problems being faced by the journalists and an independent media was greatly stressed in the meeting.

The purpose of the visit by the delegation was to acquire information about the political struggle of the MQM, the role of the MQM in the politics of Pakistan and the media centre of the MQM. The co-ordination committee apprised the delegation about the fact that the MQM was the only political party in the country that has emerged from the poor and middle class segment of the society. The committee also informed them about the philosophy of Mr Altaf Hussain, the reasons behind the coming into being of the MQM, its practical struggle and historic struggle.

The delegation visited different sections of the Khursheed Begum Secretariat and the media centre. They also visited the monument built in memory of the martyrs of the MQM. Members of the delegation were presented “Pictorial Biography of Altaf Hussain” at the time of leaving.