KARACHI: The joint opposition and Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan (MQM-P) had a late-night meeting that may decide the government’s fate, just a few days ahead of the no-confidence motion. MQM-P will make an official announcement about their decision by 4:00pm today.
Opposition leaders Murad Ali Shah (Chief Minister Sindh), Akhtar Mengal, Ayaz Sadiq, Naveed Qamar, Sherry Rehman, and Khawaja Asif represented the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) to negotiate with the senior leadership of MQM-P.
Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed that MQM-P and the opposition had finalised the agreement. He added that an official decision would be announced today.
The united opposition and MQM have reached an agreement. Rabta committee MQM & PPP CEC will ratify said agreement. We will then share details with the media in a press conference tomorrow IA. Congratulations Pakistan.
— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) March 29, 2022
Faisal Subzwari, Senator from MQM-P, tweeted that an agreement had been framed with joint opposition and would be announced by 4:00pm on Wednesday.
متحدہ اپوزیشن اور متحدہ قومی موومنٹ پاکستان کے درمیان معاہدہ نے حتمی شکل اختیار کر لی ہے
پیپلز پارٹی کی سی ای سی، ایم کیو ایم پاکستان کی رابطہ کمیٹی مجوزہ معاہدے کی توثیق کے بعد اس کی تفصیلات سے کل شام۴ بجے باضابطہ میڈیا کو آگاہ کیا جائے گا۔
@MQMPKOfficial @PPP_Org @pmln_org
— Faisal Subzwari (@faisalsubzwari) March 29, 2022
PDM has the support of 169 MNAs after the Balochistan Awami Party parted ways with the government. MQM-P has seven National Assembly members. With them joining the other ranks, the joint opposition will have 176 members against 164 MNAs of the incumbent government.
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