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Farooq Sattar rebuffs Khalid Maqbool’s deadline to assume charge

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement – Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Farooq Sattar on Tuesday rebuffed an offer by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to take reign of the party’s coordination committee, calling him a ceremonial leader who holds no real authority. Siddiqui, who heads the Bahadurabad faction of the MQM, had extended an olive branch to the disgruntled party leader to set aside differences and assume charge as party convener. However, he sent a deadline to assume the responsibilities or else Sattar’s role would be of an ordinary…