MQM formally joins opposition alliance against PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD – Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has formally announced joining the PDM alliance ahead of a no-trust vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
MQM-P, a key ally of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led coalition government, announced the development in a joint news conference with top opposition leaders in Islamabad.
MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, who was flanked by Leader of the opposition in NA Shehbaz Sharif, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, JUI chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, BNP leader Akthar Mengal and others were present at the presser, started the crucial presser.
He said the masses’ wishes have been fulfilled today as we have gathered at a historic moment and added that this time we can strive for a democracy whose effects can reach the distressed public.
Siddiqui continued saying that they joined the PDM alliance on this journey with no individual or party benefits saying every clause of our deal is for the people of Pakistan. He also stressed development works in the areas represented by MQM-Pakistan.
Karachi based party came in the position to seal the deal with opposition alliance after PML-Q agreed to support government in exchange for CM Punjab seat.
During the presser, MQM and PDM leaders also inked an agreement regarding promises made by the both sides and perks and privileges to be given to the MQM-P.