Govt doing best to pacify city: commissioner

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Wednesday said the government was taking every possible step to pacify Karachi.

“It is welcoming that the people having love of the city have joined the youth to start campaign of owning the city and the youth under the banner of ‘I am Karachi’ have pledged to improve and make peace in the city. Hopefully, this campaign of youth would help the government bring peace in the city,” he said while addressing as a chief guest at the consortium of I am Karachi to celebrate International Youth Day at a local hotel.

A large number of talented youth from different walks of lives were also present on the occasion. The youth belonged to Nazimabad, Korangi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lyari, Malir and other areas of the city. They exhibited their talents in the arts of speech, singing, fine arts and other areas and in a loud voice announced for owning Karachi.

“We will live like peaceful citizens, respect others, avoid discrimination among ourselves, play our role in resolving issues, remake the city a city of lights and will raise hope and pride in the youth of Karachi,” they said. The commissioner Karachi was also shown documentary about life in Karachi.

Siddiqui said the commitment of the youth was encouraging and crucial for our country and its development, protection and prosperity.

He said youth were the real power of our country. The programs of I Am Karachi are highlighting talents of youth which was raising awareness in them and confidence. He said the youth should awake the spirit of penetrating skies. The country expected a lot from them.

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