KARACHI: MQM has decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for the formation of government in the centre. The party has refused to become part of the All Parties Conference scheduled today and has pledged support to PTI.
Earlier, Farooq Sattar reached Family Park of Pakistan Quarters to express solidarity with retired government employees and their widows. Speaking on the occasion, Farooq Sattar said that MQM-P discussed matter of Government Quarters with the expected government of PTI in the centre. He said that we demanded that the residents of Government Quarters should be granted owners rights.
He said that MQM-P will lend support to PTI-led government in the centre for the resolution of problems faced by the people of Karachi.
PTI had won majority in the country’s general elections and is ready to form the central government.
The PTI had taken the decisive lead by winning 116 seats against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former President Asif Zardari s Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) which won 64 and 43 seats, respectively.
Besides these three major parties, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Pakistan won 13 seats, Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan six seats,
Pakistan Muslim League and Balochistan Awami Party four seats each, Balochistan National Party and Grand Democratic Alliance two seats each, Awami Muslim League Pakistan, Awami National Party, Jamhoori Wattan Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaniat one seat each.