KARACHI - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has expressed concerns over the deteriorating law and order situation in Lyari. He said residents of the area were facing difficulties, as they were confined to their houses due to the continuing violence in the area. He appealed to philanthropists to prove food items to the area people. He also urged the government to provide security to PPP leader Gabool and his family. Speaking on the occasion Consul General Indonesia Adenan said that Pakistan and Indonesia have long lasting brotherly relations. He highlighted several similarities between the two countries including Muslim majority in population.He shed light on various features of Indonesia and told the audience that besides several beautiful Islands and locations, Indonesia has three time zones. “We want to encourage people to people contact between the two countries, besides providing them opportunities to explore each others’ countries,” he said.Consul General Indonesia further said that the joint efforts of both sides reflect the close and sincere relations between the countries and are evidences that Indonesia and Pakistan are tied not only in economic relations, but also of brotherhood and harmony.Later while talking to media he said that in his viewpoint both of countries have huge potential to play a significant role in the region and both would do so if they further enhance their bilateral relations.Cultural Attaché of Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi Ms. Mertia Yenni said that Pakistan and Indonesia have not only similarity in values and culture but both have same problems also.She elaborated that both the countries have same values including harmony, brotherhood, and kindness. People of both countries are combating similar issues such as poverty and terrorism but they are not afraid of bullets and bombs.Commenting over power of culture she said, “Culture itself is a power to enhance relations”. She stressed the need of cultural delegations’ exchange between both the countries.Later Indonesian children showed beautiful performances over their traditional dances including Piring dance from West Sumatra, Blanket dance from Jakarta and Badindin dance from West Sumatra. Performers were admired by spectators with claws of applause.Director Marketing Park Towers, Ms Zehraa said on the occasion that it is the 10th annual travel festival of the towers. Each year a country is promoted. During the festival travel operators from Pakistan and abroad come here and launch discount offers for those visitors of park towers who are interested in traveling particularly during summer vacations.