Minister of Education and Manpower Sindh Saeed Ghani has appealed to Pakistan People’s Party supporters and members of the public to follow the government’s recommended standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus while participating in party rallies. in Karachi today.
In a video message issued on Saturday, Ghani, who is also the president of PPP Karachi, appealed to potential rally participants to wear masks.
“We will try to ensure that people don’t get close to each other, keep their distance from each other, and can participate in rallies to make it a success while following SOPs,” he said in a video message.
He said the rally was being held to thwart the conspiracy of those who practice politics based on hatred, division and ethnicity in the city.
The PPP’s Karachi Solidarity Rally will completely thwart the conspiracy of everyone trying to divide Sindh, he added.
The minister said everyone living in Sindh was Sindhi regardless of their native language, ancestral city and ethnicity. He said the protests were aimed at thwarting any conspiracy against people of various ethnic and linguistic backgrounds living in the province.
The rally will start from Ayesha Manzil at 2pm and will end at the Empress Market in Saddar after passing through Liaquatabad, Teen Hatti, Guru Mandir, Peoples Secretariat and Lines Area. PPP leaders will address the rally participants at the Empress Market. Ghani said the PPP protests would prove a huge success with the massive participation of the Karachi people, party supporters and activists.
Responding to PPP’s call for a rally, leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi-Pakistan Movement (MQM-P), which are also planning to hold a march in Hyderabad today, said the PPP was worried after the successful MQM-P rallies in Karachi. last week. They claim that the PPP will bring in government employees and party workers from the interior of Sindh to make the rally in Karachi a success.
MQM-P center leader Amir Khan said the people of Hyderabad would indeed participate in the MQM-P rallies aimed at creating awareness among Sindh residents that the province will never prosper until the PPP is not driven out of the corridors of power.
He said the civil problems faced by residents of Karachi, Hyderabad and other cities could not be resolved without empowering the local government system.