Possible alliance between MQM-P, PTI on the cards

MQM-P leader Faisal Subzwari says the party will hold Rabita committee meeting to mull over Tareen’s call


Danish Hussain July 27, 2018
Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. PHOTO: FILE.

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which is currently gaining a majority in the National Assembly following country-wide polls, has contacted Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan for a possible alliance.

A spokesperson for the party said PTI's Jahangir Tareen called Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to discuss the outcome of the elections. Both sides have agreed to meet soon in Karachi for a discussion on a possible alliance.

Speaking to The Express Tribune, MQM-P' Faisal Subzwari said the party will hold a Rabita committee meeting to mull over Tareen's call.

PTI tightens grip on power with 120 NA seats

While the country still awaits the official results of Wednesday’s general election, Imran Khan’s PTI is leading on 114 National Assembly seats according to the ECP. It is also in a position to form governments in Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa besides making inroads in Sindh.

According to unofficial results for the National Assembly, PTI has won 120 seats, followed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) with 63 seats, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) with 44 seats and the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) with 12 seats.

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) won six seats; the Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) five seats; the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) four seats and the Awami Muslim League (AML) and the Awami National Party one seat each.

COMMENTS (2)

IBN E ASHFAQUE | 3 years ago | Reply Better for Karachites it is MQM and PTI partner in new Government of Pakistan.
[email protected] | 3 years ago | Reply MQM & PTI - wow - MQM Why with each Govermnent and why IK is going into ......... again.
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