KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar while addressing a press conference on Saturday stated that MQM was no longer associated with party chief, further demanding that the party s political isolation should come to an end.
Farooq Sattar that the party was not demanding political ownership as compensation but it was MQM s right to do so. He stated that MQM s policies and decisions were no longer linked with London. He stated that the party s seriousness should not be doubted anymore.
MQM leader said that the mandate which the party enjoys must be admitted by heart, further adding that certain individuals intend to become political rivals of the party. He said that MQM has taken the choice to make its own decision in its hands now.
Sattar said that attempts were being made to introduce 4-5 new versions of MQM. He stated that party headquarters, Nine-zero, were sealed illegaly since the past few days. He said that the party s offices that were razed were legal as documents regarding their legality were also present.
“20 to 40 offices of the party have been demolised till now,” Farooq said, further demanding that the party s headquarters be re-opened at once. He stated that Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar himself will demolish MQM s offices once he takes oath of his post.