ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday assured Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad that a probe would be conducted into the events of target killings in Karachi and the culprits would be brought to book. The Governor Sindh called on the President on Sunday night in the backdrop of rumours that he was resigning, and MQM was parting ways with the Government. According to well-placed sources, the Governor told the President that it was not his mandate to take final decision regarding the future decisions of the party. I would take your message of reconciliation and coexistence to the party leadership and the Rabita Committee would take final decision about the future course of action, the sources quoted Ebad as telling to the President. Earlier the handout issued by the Presidency stated, The Governor briefed the President on law and order situation with particular reference to the killings in Karachi in the last two days. The President condemned the targeted killings in Karachi and asked the Governor to convey his condolences to the bereaved families. The President said that an inquiry will be held into these incidents and perpetrators of the crime will be brought to justice, it added. Our monitoring desk adds: Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad presented his resignation to the President during the meeting, besides apprising him of the reservations of MQM over increasing incidents of target killings in Karachi. However the President didnt accept his resignation and stressed the need for resolving all issues with mutual consultation.