KARACHI Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has brushed aside all the rumours and speculations resulting from the meeting between PPP and PML-Q leaders in Lahore the other day and said that it was part of the governments policy of political reconciliation and not a number game. He was talking to the media persons on Tuesday outside the shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi, where recently a bomb blast had killed a number of people. Prime Minister Gilani said that all political parties including PML-N would be taken on board on all the issues. He said that establishing peace in Karachi was the top priority of the government as few evil elements were trying to destroy peace of the city and added that those who were attacking shrines could not be Pakistanis. He said everyone acknowledged that Karachi was an economic hub and a mini-Pakistan and all of us should jointly ensure maintenance of peace in the city. Earlier, talking to the Editors and CEOs of Sindhi newspapers and television channels at Sindh Chief Ministers House, Prime Minister Gilani said that construction of Kalabagh Dam would not be executed without consensus of all the provinces. Gilani termed the economic stability and maintenance of law and order situation first and second priorities of the government. He said the government was pursuing the policy of reconciliation, which, he said was also the vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. Talking about his visit to Karachi, the Prime Minister said the objective of his visit to Karachi was to have a direct interaction with the Sindhi media. Terming the role of Sindhi media at the time of the founding of Pakistan as very constructive and positive, Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said the role of Sindhi media in Pakistan was unforgettable. The role of political leadership of Sindh and their struggle for the cause of democracy is also laudable, he maintained. We are faced with different challenges but we never deviated from the manifesto of the party, he said. To a question, he said that a meeting would be held in Lahore on Wednesday (today), where Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi would brief about the break-through achieved during his recent visit to the US. To a question, the PM said, 1,700MW electricity would be added in the system by the end of 2010. Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said the economic recession had affected the entire globe but Pakistan survived as, fortunately, Ours is an agricultural country. He said there were coalition governments in all provinces. The Prime Minister said the matter of Thar Coal had also been resolved and the provincial government was working on it. He said the Chief Ministers of all the provinces were taken on board on the matter of construction of Bhasha Dam. The editors and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Sindhi newspapers and television channels informed the Prime Minister about their problems. The PM assured them that he would talk to the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting to meet with the Sindhi media representatives to resolve their problems. He said the provision of financial aid in the shape of cash transfer to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Swat and Malakand was the biggest success story in the world and We intend to replicate the same strategy for the flood victims. He said the flood victims were being paid financial assistance through a transparent process of Smart Cards. The Prime Minister was informed that around 35 Sindhi dailies and 10 to 12 private Sindhi television channels belonged to Sindh and were playing an important role in the media. Earlier, the Sindh Chief Minister presented the traditional gift of Sindhi Topi and Ajrak to the Prime Minister.