KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah mentioned on Sunday that further strict safety measures had been put in place as a result of go to of Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin — the pinnacle of the Bohra group — to the town.
Shah was addressing media personnel after monitoring the Ashura procession within the metropolis.
He mentioned that round 27,000 international nationals have been visiting the town’s Saddar space within the final two weeks as a result of presence of the Bohra group chief.
The chief minister additionally apologised for the inconvenience brought about to the general public as a result of safety preparations and different visitors route plan.
The safety measures have been put in place as a result of persisting threats, he mentioned.
Ashura processions started throughout the nation on Sunday morning to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions at Karbala, Iraq on Muharram 10.
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In Karachi, the principle jaloos (procession) started in Nishtar Park with a majlis recited by Allama Shahenshah Hussain Naqvi.
The procession then deliberate to proceed to Numaish Chowrangi, from the place it should observe MA Jinnah Highway in direction of Regal Chowk, and pause at Tibet Centre from Zuhr prayers.
Following this, the procession will head in direction of Bolton Market and conclude at Irania Hussainia Imambargah.