Karachi : Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Acting President Younus Muhammad Bashir has demanded to control the recent waves of unbridled street crimes, criminal activities, extortion, kidnapping for ransom, terrorism in the markets and commercial centers of Karachi.
He demanded the Chief Minister Sindh for immediate directives to law enforcing agencies the control the bad law and order situation and release of two businessmen brothers who were kidnapping two days ago from automobile spare parts market situated at M. A. Jinnah Road.
In a meeting with delegation of Pakistan Automobiles Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association (PASPIDA) Acting President assured support of KCCI on all law and order issues. He said that the rampant street crimes cannot shake the determination of the business and industrial community to strengthen the economy.
The business and industrial community stands united against bhatta mafia, criminal elements and kidnappers and would not accept any unrest from the lawbreakers, he maintained. He stated that to control the bad law and order situation, the KCCI was in regular contact with Federal Interior Minister and the Chief Minister Sindh.
He assured the cooperation seeking delegation of Pakistan Automobiles Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association being led by Khalid Mahmood Magoon entire support and said that SOS letter would be sent to Chief Minister and the delegation of KCCI and the businesses community of Karachi headed by Chairman Businessmen Group Siraj Kassam Teli will meet the Chief Minister soon to apprise him about the gravity of situation and lawlessness in the old city market areas, particularly in Jodia Bazar and automobile spare parts markets at Tibet Centre. M. A. Jinnah Road.
He also suggested the delegation to take their own safety and security measures with the formation of police pickets at the exit and entry points of the markets, installation of CCTV camera and devise safety strategy to curb criminal activities.
The delegation of Pakistan Automobile Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association expressed its confidence on the leadership of Chairman Businessmen Group Siraj Kassam Teli and the Acting President KCCI Younus Muhammad Bashir and their sought continuous cooperation and also appreciated the efforts of KCCI for the safety and security of the business community in Karachi.
Former President KCCI Anjum Nisar, Vice President KCCI Zia Ahmed Khan, Chairman Small Traders Committee KCCI Majeed Memon, Chief PCLC Younus Soomro and Managing Committee Members of KCCI also participated in the meeting.