Karachi be made federal capital again, demands Agha Siraj Durrani

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KARACHI: Karachi should be made the federal capital again, suggests the speaker of the provincial assembly here on Saturday.

Article 149 will only provide direction to the Sindh government, Agha Siraj Durrani told the media after appearing before an accountability court.

Fed govt mulls taking administrative control of Karachi

On Wednesday,  the federal law and justice minister hinted at converting Karachi as a separate administrative unit under the Centre.

The federal government might invoke the Article 149 (4), taking administrative control of the port city, Farogh Naseem told a local newspaper.

He was of the view that the PPP was responsible for all the problems being faced the metropolis.