KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), chief Altaf Hussain has ratified the decision of his party’s Rabita Committee to quit the federal government.
The MQM Chief was addressing the party activists via telephone from London at “90” Azizabad here and Hyderabad zonal office, said a statement issued by MQM here Tuesday.
The activists of MQM were gathered to express solidarity and support in favor of their party’s decision to quit the federal government, it said.
Addressing the party workers, the MQM chief said we want from the government should complete its five-years tenure.
Altaf Hussain said we intend continuity of the democratic process in the country.
He also shed light on the reasons behind the decision of MQM Rabita Committee to quit the Federal government.
He also condemned Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for criticizing MQM in a public meeting in Muzaffarabad.
He said if government mends its ways, it will continue to get cooperation from his party. He said the MQM is a peace-loving party, which believes in democracy and also follows democratic traditions because it is a honest and loyal political entity.
Altaf said his party has always supported the present government openly in all testing times during the past three years.
He recalled that his party has always registered written and verbal protests on different matters in the best interests of the people during previous three years.
He called upon the government to work for development and prosperity of the people. He said now the ball is in PPP’s court and our future steps depends on the decision of the government.