No-Confidence motion: PPP accepted MQM’s demands, agreed to go along
Karachi: In a meeting with the MQM-P, PPP acknowledged MQM’s mandate and various demands and assured cooperation from the provincial government in the urban areas of Sindh.
Opposition and government allies are holding meetings on the issue of No-Confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan. In this regard, the delegation of MQM-Pakistan had an important meeting with Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari at Zardari House.
Former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf were also present on the meeting. Other members of the PPP delegation included Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Saeed Ghani, Sharjeel Memon and Rukhsana Bangash were also present.
On the other hand, the delegation of MQM Pakistan included Aamir Khan, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Amin-ul-Haq, Wasim Akhtar, Khawaja Izhar and Javed Hanif were present for the meeting at Zardari house.
According to sources, during the meeting, MQM-P made several demands to the PPP regarding participation in Sindh’s government, Sindh quota system, census and issues of urban Sindh.
Former President Asif Ali Zardari, while acknowledging the mandate of MQM and various demands, assured the cooperation of Sindh government with MQM-P.
MQM-P has sought time for a final decision after taking MQM’s liaison committee into confidence.
Sources said that after all the demands were accepted by the PPP, MQM-P delegation would meet PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif today on issues related to the federation.