Thursday September 15, 2022

MQM-P Threatens To Quit Federal Govt

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has threatened to quit the coalition government in the Centre if an immediate explanation is not given over recovery of bodies of its three missing activists.

It emerged after MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui met Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday morning and conveyed the premier regarding the backlash party has faced over recovery of bodies of missing activists.“The prime minister should clear the air regarding it either by visiting Karachi or sending interior minister to the city,” Khalid Maqbool demanded. He warned that if the situation is not explained in a week then MQM-P will be forced to not only leave the ministries but will also quit the coalition government

The MQM-P convener said that recovery of bodies of missing party activists is a serious issue for them which requires an immediate probe.

The prime minister assured Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui that he was taking the matter seriously. “I will personally visit Karachi and take MQM-P leadership into confidence over the matter,” PM Shehbaz Sharif was quoted as saying by the sources.

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