Ex-mayor Mustafa Kamal announces formation of new partyMarch 2, 2016
KARACHI: Karachi’s former mayor, Mustafa Kamal on Thursday announced to form a new party by presenting three-point manifesto and showing national flag. However, he said that his party’s name will be disclosed later.
Kamal, accompanied with Anis Qaimkhani, addressed a surprising press conference at his residence in Defence area of the metropolis after his return to homeland. He requested nation to avoid hating Urdu speaking people. Kamal said that he was compelled to leave homeland despite greatly serving Karachi as the mayor. Kamal said: “He knows the consequences of leaving his party. He also knows the party’s operating system.”
He said that devastation of the city’s situation have been taken place since long time but not in one-day. “The civilization was our recognition in the past but now we are being called Indian agent. The education was also our recognition.”
He said that he had no bank balance and even no house. “Despite being mayor, I had no own home, and I was struggling to search for a house after leaving the party. He said that power should be transferred to local level, while presidential system should be introduced in the country.
He said: “Until and unless a strong local system does not operate in the country, there will be no need to establish new provinces in the country.” He said that his party wanted a transparent local government system in the country so that the power could be transferred to grassroots level.