KARACHI: Despite the many assurances by the federal government, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has not gone in all-out support ahead of the looming no-confidence vote against the prime minister. Sindh Governor and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Imran Ismail had gone to meet the party leadership of MQM on Sunday, seeking its support for the prime minister.
MQM, however, is yet to decide whether it would vote in favour of the prime minister or join the opposition ranks. The leadership has said that it would take a decision in better interests of the party and the nation. Governor Ismail, on the other hand, sounded optimistic and hoped that the ally of government would support Prime Minister Imran Khan at the upcoming vote of no-confidence.
The government has been running after its coalition partners hoping to secure their support. The opposition has claimed that it had enough numbers to dismiss the Khan-led government, a claim which has been dismissed time and again by the federal cabinet ministers.