ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has decided to attend a meeting of the united opposition after the PPP contacted the party and urged it to do so.
According to sources, MQM’s parliamentary leader Dr Farooq Sattar, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Mian Atiq and Barrister Saif are expected to attend the meeting of the united opposition.
Sources disclosed that MQM’s leadership in London had been contacted by the PPP leadership on the instructions of the party’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
Sources also revealed that members of the MQM in Islamabad had been contacted by federal ministers on the instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Before this, MQM had not been a part of the united opposition’s last meeting or the latest meeting of the parliamentary committee for preparing the terms of reference.
Courtesy : TheNews