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Karachi, parts of Sindh shut on MQM strike call

KARACHI: The business activities remained suspended while transporters kept their vehicles off the roads on strike call of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement today in different parts of Sindh today, ARY News reported.

Roads wore a deserted look as MQM had appealed traders and transporters yesterday to suspend their activities against ‘anti-Sindh budget’.

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However, later on Saturday night the MQM’s Rabita Committee appealed public to keep observe strike till 1pm and resume their activities after the specified time.

The MQM Rabita Committee’s meeting yesterday expressed disappointment over absence of development projects in the budget, non-resolution of public issues and unemployment in urban Sindh, despite the submission of a shadow budget and written recommendations by MQM.

While terming the budget as ‘hateful, biased and anti-urban Sindh’, the party called for a shutter-down strike on Sunday.

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