LAHORE: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has invited Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to attend an all parties conference being organised by the party, Express News reported on Tuesday. PTI has said that a decision will be taken after consultation with party members.
Members of the MQM have been meeting representatives of political parties in an effort to hold a roundtable conference on national security, featuring stakeholders – including military leadership, religious and political leaders and intellectuals.
A delegation of the MQM Rabita Committee led by Deputy convener Senator Farooq Sattar met PTI President Javed Hashmi and Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Lahore today.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, Sattar said that Paksitan was facing a number of issues and that it was important that all political parties set their differences aside and work together to come up with solutions for these issues.
A PTI spokesperson has said that a decision regarding the party attending the conference has not been taken as yet.
Members of the MQM had also met President Asif Ali Zardari in Karachi, the Jamaat-e-Islami in Lahore and the Awami National Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid in Islamabad in July.
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