Mr. Babar Khan Ghuari's visit to Houston

Federal Minister of Ports & Shipping & MQM Senator Mr. Babar Khan Ghuari visited Houston on Sunday July 09, 2006. The MQM Houston Unit hold an informal gathering of about 200+ city dignitaries, party workers and MQM sympathizers, to welcome Mr. Ghuari in Houston. The gathering held in BBQ Tonight banquet hall in Southwest Houston. The program started with recitation of Holy Quran followed by welcome note by acting unit in-charge Mr. Maqsood Alam.

The Consular General of Pakistan in Houston, Honorable Mr. G. R. Balouch welcomed Mr. Ghuari and praised Mr. Ghuari and his efforts in establishment of Consulate in Houston. The honorable City Council member Mr. M. J. Khan welcomed Mr. Ghuari on behalf of Mayor of Houston and recognized the efforts of MQM Houston Unit during the relief efforts of Katrina victims and fund raising events of Pakistan's Earthquake. He told the audience that Mayor of Houston has personally thanked MQM Houston Unit for their efforts and volunteerism during the Katrina incident.

The Cheif Guest of the eveving and Federal Minter Mr. Babar Khan Ghuari informed the audience the development work being done in Pakistan and especially in the shipping industry. Mr. Babar informed that a development scheme has been louched to develop one of the islands near Karachi. This new development will be like modern Dubai. He encourages the foriegn investment in Pakistan.

The program ended with the lavish dinner sponsored by MQM Houston Unit and City Council member Mr. M. J. Khan. The program was MC'd by Mr. Ghulam Mohiuddin Chisty. After the dinner, Babar Bhai presided the unit meeting along with MQM USA's Central Orginizer Mr. Izaz Siddiqui.