MQM leadership to hold important meeting with PM on Thursday

August 4, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: The federal government has contacted the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leadership and formally invited it to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad.

A statement issued from London Secretariat on Tuesday said that the federal government contacted MQM and invited it for a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “MQM accepted the invitation and a high-level MQM delegation would meet Nawaz Sharif on Thursday noon at PM’s House in the federal capital,” the statement concluded.

Meanwhile, the Coordination Committee has also convened an important meeting of all MQM parliamentary groups here on Wednesday evening in view of prevailing political situation in the country.

As per ongoing political analysis, it may be noted that in a recent statement, MQM chief Altaf Hussain had said that Prime Minister should relinquish post if he feels that protest demonstration could cause damage to life and property of people.

He had also stated that do meaningful dialogue to remove small and big differences. He had also appealed in an emergency to Pakistani people, leaders of political and religious parties and the federal and provincial rulers to save Pakistan.

“Do meaningful dialogue to remove small and big differences. We should avoid confrontational ways of dealing with issues which might cause loss of life and property,” Hussain had said.

Furthermore, it has also been observed that the new political development comes after the MQM announced to launch two-point campaign with participation of people before 14 August 2014 for resolving public issues.

According to a statement of MQM Coordination Committee Deputy Convener Dr Farooq Sattar, one point of the campaign is relating to establishment of an independent, effective and powerful local government system, while other point was aimed at building consensus for stamping out feudal system and bringing land reforms.

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