Altaf condemns killing of director of OPP

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned Wednesday’s killing of the director of Orangi Pilot Project (OPP), Parveen Rehman near Abdullah College here.

He termed it an act of terrorism and said that barbaric terrorists were targeting important personalities in order to achieve their nefarious designs, said a statement issued on Thursday.

Altaf said that Parveen was a highly capable woman and her public services could never be forgotten.

He extended sympathies to the bereaved family members and prayed Almighty Allah to shower His blessings on the departed soul.

Altaf called upon the government to take immediate notice of the killing of Parveen Rehman and said the terrorists responsible for her killing should be brought to justice.