KARACHI: Soon after the resignation from Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Convener Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Asad Umer and others leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government speed up their efforts to settle reservations of the allied party members.
The sources said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has also asked his friends Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar to lead a delegation of the party tomorrow to hold a meeting with the MQM-P leaders.
The Prime Minister also contacted the Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and directed him to settle the issues, after which local leadership of the party is also expected to meet the MQM-P leaders today night.
Sources familiar with the matter told the media that PM Imran Khan has termed the demands of the MQM-P as “valid”, and all commitments with the allied party would be fulfilled.
Imran Khan said that the MQM-P is the best and most trusted ally of the government in Karachi and Karachi is the economic hub of the state and cannot be neglected. The people of Karachi had expressed their confidence into the PTI, and therefore their trust would not be hurt.
According to the media news, minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda also contacted Federal Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Naseem, who is a member of the MQM-P, to discuss about the current political scenario in the country. Mr Vawda assured the law minister of resolution of all problems.
The MQM-P leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi announced to resign from the ministership, but stated that his party would continue to coordinate with the government.