KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) announced to reunite after its senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar visited the party’s Bahadurabad office in the wee hours of Saturday.
Addressing a joint press conference, along with party convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Sattar said: “We want to keep MQM-P united and we will remain united after elections as well.”
Responding to a question, the MQM leader said that both the party’s faction held a joint rally at Tunki ground for a mission and now the onus is on the party leaders to take the mission to its logical end.
According to Newsone, on Friday Muttahida Qaumi Movement(Pakistan) senior leader Farooq Sattar had decided to bury hatchet, visit MQM(P) Bahadurabad faction ahead of elections 2018.
Sources privy to development confided that following setbacks as a result of anti verdicts from Election Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad High court, Sattar’s aides urged the former to visit Bahadurabad faction.
Last Monday, the Islamabad High Court deposed Farooq Sattar from leading MQM(Pakistan), making Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as the convener of MQM(Pakistan) to lead the party.
Well placed sources informed that disputed Kamran Tessori and Ali Raza Abdi were concerned about the party tickets, which can only be issued by the convener, therefore both leaders of PIB forced Farooq Sattar to reconcile with other faction.
Farooq Sattar, now will work as a member of Rabta Committee, Newsone reported.
Pertinent to mention Farooq Sattar will contest polls from NA 247.