made sense," Fahim Zaman, a former mayor of Karachi and member of the
organising committee, told TerraViva.
, the Karachi forum is strictly political: "One of the reasons we
"It might have taken away some of the glory of the central event, like Porto Alegre or Mumbai, but it has given grassroots organsations the opportunity to participate," Zaman
said of WSF decentralisation.