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Sindh Assembly alters the name of Altaf Hussain University

KARACHI – The Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously took a decision to rename Altaf Hussain University, after the name of Madre-e- Millat, Fatimah Jinnah University.
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Khuhro presented the bill in the Assembly to change the name of the university which have campuses in Karachi as well as in Hyderabad.
Interestingly, The MQM also voted in favor of the bill.
While commenting, MQM’s Faisal Subswari said that MQM believed in development and it would not hinder its country’s progress.
The bill was tabled in reaction to the anti-state speech delivered by the MQM chief Altaf Hussain. During a cabinet meeting chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah at the Sindh Secretariat a decision was made to rename the university.
“There is no need to establish a university after the name of Altaf Hussain who works in the hands of anti-state elements to destabilise the country,” the Chief Minister said while addressing the cabinet.
It was decided that the university would be renamed as Fatimah Jinnah University and to make decision effective an amendment bill will now be presented before the assembly for approval, the spokesperson of the CM said.

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