Mushtaq Lashari, a leader of Britain's Labour Party and head of the Third World Solidarity, speaking at an inauguration ceremony at the Pakistan office at PILER
Centre, Gulshan-e-Maymar Karachi said peace, justice, tolerance and democracy are the main focus points of the Thirdworld Solidarity.
Executive Director of Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER
) Karamat Ali said Ahmed Shah has transformed the Arts Council Karachi into a vibrant institution.
expressed solidarity with the protesting workers of PEL and MLF.
Senior researcher at Piler
Zeenia Shaukat, the other panellist, questioned as to how 'development' should be defined and who paid the cost for the city's 'development'.
Executive Director Karamat Ali said that the Baldia factory fire was the worst ever industrial incident recorded in Pakistan's history.
According to Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER
), the ashes were brought in Pakistan by Pakistani peace activists including Karamat Ali, Haya Eman Zahid, Altaf Khoso advocate and others.
Following the PILER
's letter, the APPC management conducted an inquiry into the matter.
Members of civil society and PILER
's Karamat Ali and Dr Sono Khanghrani informed the team that Sindh government was making no efforts to mitigate Thar's sufferings.
Executive Director, PILER
, Karamat Ali talking about the
Prominent among the speakers of the conference were senior scholar, writer and political worker Sobho Gianchandi; Chairman, Pakistan Study Center, Karachi University Dr Jaffar Ahmed; Chairman, SM Suhai Trust Dr Tariq Suhail; PILER
Executive Director Karamat Ali; Head of Social Sciences Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhuttu Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Dr Riaz Ahmed Shaikh; the author Ashfaq Salim Mirza; Ahmed Salim; Chairperson, Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) Mohammed Ali Shah; peasants leader from Punjab Akila Naz, Prof.
According to the report, Shinde had agreed to consider a list of 50 selected Pakistanis which PILER
will forward to him in the coming days.
Executive Director Karamat Ali said under the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 102 it is the state's responsibility to provide social security to all citizens.