Convener MQM-P Khalid Maqbool quits as federal minister
Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Sunday announced to quit as Federal Minister for Information Technology.
Speaking at a press conference, he said his being a member of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet served no useful purpose as there has been no progress towards removal of their reservations concerning the issues confronting the port city.
He, however, said his party would not withdraw support for the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
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Last year, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto urged the MQM-P to quit the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) coalition government and join the Sindh government, “for Karachi’s sake”.