KARACHI: Senior Pakistan People's Party leader Dr Zulfiqar Mirza has announced to resign from all party/government posts.
Addressing the news folk at Karachi Press Club, he accused Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik of siding with the killers, misleading the party leadership, and contorting facts. He declared him an enemy of Pakistan and a compulsive liar.
Malik is a compulsive liar and responsible for Karachi bloodshed, Mirza said, adding Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) doesn’t have a real mandate in Karachi or Hyderabad, they extort votes on gunpoint.
Before starting the press conference he swore on the Holy Quran to tell the truth and nothing but the truth.
Praising ISI and Pakistan Army Mirza said Pakistan's existence is due to the sacrifices of our security forces.
Senior provincial minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza is the Vice President of PPP Sindh and also a Central Executive Committee member besides a close aide of President Asif Zardari.
Pledging at the beginning he requested reporters to take him seriously for the first and the last time. He arrived at the Karachi Press Club at 4:20pm. The best decision of my life is to marry Dr Fehmeda Mirza, he said.
Mirza noted that he has never bend the laws and he follows the principles of Shaheed Zulfiar Ali Bhutto. Allah Almighty through Mohrarma Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari blessed me with all that I own.
He added that I see eye to eye with my party. I’m a party worker and will always be that way. I am a Sindhi and proud of it, he added. He vowed never to bow down to cruelty.
Mirza said if anything happens to me then killers of Imran Farooq and Wali Baber would be responsible.
Mirza's press conference ended at 6:15 pm which started around 4:25 pm.