LONDON - President Asif Ali Zardari held a meeting with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain here on Friday night. During the meeting, they discussed the current political and security situation in Karachi, and matters regarding the ruling coalition. Zardari thanked Altaf for the support extended by the MQM to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) for the election of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. Sources said the two leaders spent considerable time on discussing the Karachi situation, and agreed to strictly deal with the criminals irrespective of their affiliation with any political party. The two politicians also discussed possible cooperation for the next general elections. Meanwhile, Zardari also met Mohammed Burhanuddin, leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and enquired about his health. Zardari also invited him to visit Pakistan.