- MQM-P Organizer says party is an more interested in receipt of obligations made on coalition partners have completed.
- The party wants to extend support on a broad basis government from outside.
- Refraining from commenting on Akhtar’s remarks expressing dissatisfaction over not mentioned of obligations of Shahbaz.
ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of consultations over formation of a new federal cabinet in led by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the MMK-P decided not to be part of of This is, News reported.
Instead of this party want to expand their support on a broad basis government from outside.
With decision already transferred prime MQM-P minister organizer Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that his party discussed the formation of in new cabinet with leaders of coalition partners in detail.
He said that MQM-P more interested in implementation of obligations made through coalition partners for welfare of Karachi and other areas of provinces.
“The obligations are significant, which need be fulfilled,” Siddiqi said.
However, the politician comment on former Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar’s remarks where he took exception for Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for not to mention obligations with MQM-P in his first speech as premier in National Assembly.
MQM-P had two slots of federal cabinet in exiled government of PTI. Syed Aminul Haq was IT minister while Senator Farog Nazim was a law minister representing MQM-P in in government.
Sources say that two slots have been proposed for the MQM-P. in federal government government of Sindh and about half a dozen slots in Sindh cabinet next to municipality of three big cities of province including Karachi City Hall but no decision no decision has yet been made about taking on these assignments.
Prime Minister Shehbaz advises coalition partners over cabinet formation
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in consultation with leaders of in coalition sides over formation of his office.
However, sources involved in the case stated that the PPP does not wish to be part of of cabinet, saying it support in government from the treasurer’s benches in it is better way.
According to sources, one group inside party supports the idea of joining Cabinet to strengthen coalition and other group is an of in view what party should instead focus on electoral reforms for early election.
However final decision will made at the behest of top management in a few days.
Sources say that PPP was more interested in constitutional offices of in parliament and that would be join cabinet in in second phase. There is a consensus in in party on taking over in office of Speaker of the National Assembly with Raja Pervez Ashraf and Syed Navid Qamar as their candidates.
They claimed that Ashraf was a strong contender and Maulana Asad Mehmood of JUI F, son of Maulana Fazlur Rehman may be the Deputy Speaker.