MQM ministers send resignations to Governor, CM Sindh

KARACHI: The provincial ministers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) submitted their resignations to Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan and Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Monday.

According to the sources, two provincial ministers and three advisers submitted their resignations. Meanwhile, the party submitted a request in the office of Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani to allot opposition benches to its lawmakers.

It may be mentioned that on Sunday, MQM announced to part its ways with PPP-led Sindh government over PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s public criticism of MQM chief Altaf Hussain.

MQM MPA Khawaja Izharul Hassan said that they did not believe in hypocrisy in the name of negotiations and that they were not fond of ministries, cars and perks. He further said that MQM had always supported PPP.