Pakistan

Equality, religious harmony essential for Jinnah’s Pakistan: Altaf Hussain

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said on Thursday that Pakistan cannot progress unless we curb the menace of religious extremism and sectarianism, ARY News reported.

Paying tribute to the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his 66th death anniversary, Hussain stressed upon the need to make Pakistan a liberal, enlightened and democratic state in accordance with the founder’s vision.

He said that MQM wants the establishment of a society where all citizens have the right to live without the discrimination of caste, creed, color, religion and sect.

MQM chief also called for equal rights for overseas Pakistanis claiming that equality along with end of sectarianism will put back Pakistan on the path of success.

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