Karachi, June 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): A Six member delegation of Karachi Council on Foreign affairs led by Speaker Sindh Assembly Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro called on Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah at C.M House. Mr. Khuhro being th Patron of the Council, introduced the members of KCFA, while the chairman of Council Lt. Gen(Rtd) Moinuddin Haider, former Governor of Sindh informed about the aims, and objectives and performance of the Karachi Council on Foreign Affairs.
He informed the Chief Minister Sindh that the Council is working sincie 9-years having membership from different walks of life. He added that the sphere of Council pertains to inter-action with diplomats, Ambassadors, and other high level personalities aimed at to/project the motive and objects of Pakistan in a befitting manners.
Mr. Moinuddin Haider informed that Karachi is a big centre and with further support, it will become a large think-tank of area. It was informed that the council had arranged many symposiums where some of important speakers had delivered important speeches with dedicated suggestions for resolving some issues.
It was further informed that MoU had also been signed with Egypt and Nepal. Speaker Sindh Assembly and Patron of Council Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro informed that there are “Think Tanks” all over the world, where there is interaction on various problems while there are certain countries and persons who provide financial assistance.
He said that there is big patronage to such committees in India, while we can also work together and make some contribution for the national cause. Chief Minister Sindh appreciated the efforts of Karachi Council on Foreign Relations and lauded the message of friendship and co-existence will certainly bring good results.
He also appreciated that International Conference of SAARC countries will be held in the month of November 2012, which will highlight and suggest solutions and recommendations for certain international issues.
Chief Minister assured the delegation that a suitable building will be provided to the council while grant will be allocated soon. The delegation also invited the Chief Minister for attending the reception. Besides, the meeting was also attended be office bearers of Council i-e Admiral ( R ) Khalid Moeen, Air Marshal (Rt) Raziuddin , Karim Farooqui and Ahsan Mukhtar Zuberi.
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