MQM-P demands Senate deputy chairmanship in exchange for vote of confidence

March 6, 2021 3:24 am by Web Desk

  • MQM-P delegation meets PM Imran Khan.
  • Demands deputy chairmanship of the Senate in exchange for vote of confidence.
  • Says promises are yet to be fulfilled.

MQM-P, an ally of the ruling-PTI, has demanded deputy chairmanship of the Senate in exchange for its vote of confidence for Prime Minister Imran Khan, Geo News reported.

The government has summoned a National Assembly session for a vote of confidence in the the premier after the PTI suffered a setback in the Senate elections — where the Opposition’s joint candidate in Islamabad, Yousuf Raza Gilani, defeated Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.

The MQM-P delegation, led by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, met the prime minister, where it laid down its reservations after the premier asked for their support tomorrow.

MQM-P’s leaders said the promises made by the government have not been fulfilled.

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