ISLAMABAD - MQM delegation led by its Parliamentary Leader Dr Farooq Sattar, Sunday, left the Prime Ministers House with assurance from the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani that all their concerns would be duly addressed and the government would fulfil all the promises made with them. Soon after the meeting with the MQM team, Prime Minister rang up Sindh Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza and forbade him to give public statement against any coalition partner, particularly regarding the subject, which had created bad taste with MQM. The MQM delegation headed by Dr Farooq Sattar, Minister for Overseas Pakistanis, included Babar Khan Ghauri, Minister for Ports and Shipping, Syed Haider Abbas Rizvi, MNA, Adil Siddiqui, Provincial Minister Sindh and Raza Haroon, Minister for IT, Sindh. Sources aware of the deliberations of the meeting between the two sides informed The Nation that MQM delegation placed a plethora of complaints before Prime Minister Gilani regarding the mistreatment they were meted out in Sindh, particularly in the port city of Karachi, and the unmet promises made with MQM from time to time. Sources further informed that MQM delegation was annoyed over the statement of Zulfiqar Mirza and the harassment of their workers and leaders by the law enforcement agencies on the direction of Sindh Home Minister. Sources further said that Dr Farooq Sattar had also conveyed the message of the party Quaid Altaf Hussain to Prime Minister making it clear that if the government did not mend its ways, it would become difficult for MQM to stay part of the coalition. MQM delegation has also pointed out during the meeting that a number of promises made with them were yet to be fulfilled, particularly about their concerns on the fate and future of the Local Bodies in the province. Prime Minister Gilani has given them assurance on part of his government and party that all the promises made with them would be met to the satisfaction of the MQM leadership. He once again sought the help of MQM in getting the RGST passed from the Parliament while the MQM delegation had given their point of view and suggested that the government should go for imposing agriculture tax and adopt other ways and means to broaden the tax base of the country. It was, however, decided in the meeting that on the issue of RGST the technical team of the MQM would hold meeting with Finance Minister and present their roadmap for increasing the tax base. In response to the concerns expressed by the MQM delegation, the Prime Minister assured appropriate measures to address the both at the government and party level. The Prime Minister was assisted by Ch Ahmed Mukhtar, Minister for Defence, Rehman Malik, Minister for Interior, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Minister for Information, Syed Khursheed Shah, Minister for Labour and Manpower, Babar Awan, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for Petroleum, and Raja Pervez Ashraf, Minister for Water and Power. Talking to media after the meeting Dr Farooq Sattar said that Prime Minister Gilani had assured them that all the concerns of the MQM would be duly addressed and had also given patient hearing to their concerns and complaints about the Sindh government. MQM leaders would now meet President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday (today) to get reassurance on the commitment made to them by the Prime Minister. JAVAID-UR-RAHMAN adds - JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Sunday, questioned as to why the ruling PPP failed to take disciplinary action against its provincial minister Zulfiqar Mirza since our partys minister Azam Swati was punished for indiscipline. When our minister was sacked on disciplinary grounds, why the ruling PPP is not taking the same action against its provincial minister, asked JUI-F chief while talking to media. He was accompanied by MQM leader Babar Ghouri. Earlier MQM delegation held a meeting with the JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman at his residence. During the meeting both the parties members exchanged views on current political scenario. Earlier, MQM had telephonic contacts with JUI-F chief when he announced to quit government. Expressing solidarity with MQM, Fazl termed it double standard on part of the ruling PPP since PPPs party minister was fired on disciplinary grounds. He said that during the meeting issue regarding current political situation came under discussion. Talking to media, MQM leader Babar Ghauri clarified that option of in-house change did not come under discussion. Ghauri said that both MQM and JUI-F held unanimous views on the issue of Kerry-Lugar Bill, RGST, NRO and other issues. Talking to the media, Ghauri said, We have discussed a number of issues including RGST and Kerry-Lugar Bill, and have reached a consensus on many of them. He said his meeting with the Maulana was not aimed at putting political pressure on any party. Well devise a joint strategy to resolve issues. He said the Maulana would soon visit Nine Zero. On the occasion, Fazlur Rehman said countrys political scenario had been changed and added that the government should have taken him on board before sacking Azam Swati. He said he had discussed different issues with MQM Chief Altaf Hussain on phone. He said the MQM should take its own decisions keeping in mind their differences with the ruling PPP. We have taken the decision we deemed best, and the chapter of joining the government has closed now, Fazl said firmly.