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.â€œThe prime minister should clear the air regarding it either by visiting Karachi or sending interior minister to the city,â€ 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. â€œI will personally visit Karachi and take MQM-P leadership into confidence over the matter,â€ PM Shehbaz Sharif was quoted as saying by the sources.