KARACHI(Web Desk): According to media Ex Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Irum Azeem Farooque during media talk on Saturday claimed that London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chairman Altaf Hussain telephoned her yesterday and defended his anti-Pakistan statement.
Talking exclusively to Local Media Channel, Ira Azeem Farooque claimed that the MQM Chairman defended his anti-Pakistan stance citing the reason that his workers had been being killed for 40 years.
The former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, who left party over death to Pakistan slogan raised by Altaf Hussain on August 22, claimed that she again raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogan, prompting Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chairman to say “Tumhe Pakistan Mubarak Ho” (Keep Pakistan to yourself).
“I said I am with Pakistan and Pakistan will survive,” said Irum Azeem Farooque , adding that she is “Pakistan’s daughter”.
So finally Altaf "Bhai"calls me.My line was very straight to the point
No compromise on Pakistan.And yes I m the daughter of the Soil
— Irum Azeem Farooque (@Irumf) August 27, 2016She also claimed that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief urged her to rejoin party but she declined.
It is pertinent to mention here that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief had rendered a formal apology after his August 22 speech in which he reportedly issued anti-Pakistan statements and urged his followers to raise “Pakistan Murdabad” (death to Pakistan) slogans.