Wednesday , June 3 2020

Altaf Bhai telephoned me, defended his ‘anti-Pakistan’ statement: Irum Farooque

Irum Azeem Farooque

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 sayTumhe 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”.

Related: Irum Farooque announces resignation from MQM over ‘death to Pakistan’ slogan

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.


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