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MQM has agreed to join Sindh government: Malik

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik on Thursday told media that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) had agreed-in-principle to join Sindh government ARY News reported.

Former Interior Minister while talking to media outside Governor House in Karachi said that the reconciliation process between PPP and MQM has attained good pace and both parties will jointly contest the upcoming senate elections.

He claimed that the biggest problem facing country today is terrorism and all political forces shall forget differences to fight this menace.

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When asked about PPP loyalist Zulfiqar Mirza’s allegations against him, Malik maintained that Mirza is his younger brother and he would not respond to his allegations come what may.

He maintained that if Mirza is happy hurling five abuses at him, tomorrow he can hurl 10, 20 or 100 at him as he will not comment upon it as a magnanimous elder brother.

Earlier delegations from MQM and PPP met Sindh Governor and discussed matters regarding party ties, seat adjustment in senate elections.

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah was also present in the meeting while MQM chief also talked to CM Sindh and PPP overseas President Rehman Malik over telephone and said that the province cannot bear the brunt of confrontational politics.

It must be noted that the the PPP overseas President Rehman Malik on February 3, 2015 hinted that a good news is imminent regarding PPP, MQM ties while the party’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari also called Hussain on Saturday and promised that a 40:60 power sharing formula will be followed if two parties work together in future.

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