KARACHI: The Federal Government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has failed to persuade its allies, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), and Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, the MQM’s convener, is set to announce his resignation from the ministry.
A delegation of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led by Asad Umar arrived at MQM Pakistan’s office Bahadur Abad along with Firdous Shamim, Halim Adil Shaikh, Khurram Sher Zaman, Member National Assembly Aftab Malik and other members.
Talking to media, Federal Minister for Information Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has announced his resignation from the federal government for not fulfilling the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan demands.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi, he said that he had promised to support the government in every difficulty, including forming a government, and we kept our promise.
“We thought that if MQM would be part of the government, it would have a good impact on the citizens of Karachi, but now sitting in the ministry is raising a lot of questions. I feel useless to sit in the cabinet”, he said while announcing leaving the ministry.
Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that the MQM did not accept the results of the general elections, yet supported the democratic process.
MQM has questioned the government of failing to deliver on its promises and neglecting Karachi and Hyderabad.