Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met a delegation of the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Sunday (Dec 1) in Karachi. Qureshi and MQM-P leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to discuss amendment Army Act to continue General Bajwa’s extension beyond six months.
The foreign minister was accompanied by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi and other party leaders during the closed-door meeting with the MQM leadership. Law Minister Dr. Farogh Naseem, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar, senior MQM-P leaders Amir Khan and others were also present.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also announced that a meeting between Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), as well as other parties from Sindh in the center as well as the opposition, will take place on December 5 in Islamabad.
Addressing a press conference alongside MQM convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui in Karachi, the foreign minister thanked the leadership of MQM for “standing by PTI in all its trying times“. “In difficult times, they extended their cooperation and remain standing with us today. “We all are aware of the difficult circumstances in which Prime Minister Imran Khan took the reins of power. There were internal economic challenges which are not hidden from anyone.”
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