According to a statement the party lawmakers resignations from all three legislative floors were final and the MQM would not hold further talks on the matter.
The MQM’s Rabita Committees in Karachi and London taken the decision in an emergency joint meeting, the party statement said.
The party has decided to abandon the parliamentary politics temporarily and will focus on the “establishment of a province and welfare activities,” MQM statement further said.
The party meeting criticized Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s behaviour during his Karachi visit and termed it arrogant. It also dismayed the prime minister’s not visiting Rashid Gadil at hospital.
The meeting asked Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam – F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman not to get involve in mediation anymore and announced that all party lawmakers should be considered resigned from their seats.