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Khalid Maqbool resignation: 92 News traces reason behind the scene

Khalid Maqbool resignation: 92 News traces reason behind the scene
January 12, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – 92 News traced the reason behind the scene that why MQM Convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui resigned from the federal cabinet. 92 News traced the political progress behind the scene. The sources privy to the channel informed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership wants to appoint Minister for Law Barrister Farogh Naseem as the Sindh governor but the MQM-P has objected on the name of Farogh Naseem for the post of governor. However, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has announced his detachment from Farogh Naseem in an unspecified manner. Earlier, MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has announced to leave the federal cabinet. The announcement was made in a press conference held by the party in Karachi. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that he was resigning from his post as minister for information technology. “We had supported [PTI] in forming the government. We are not taking back our cooperation,” he added. “We had promised the government that we would help in forming the government and we have fulfilled the promise. None of our promises were fulfilled,” Khalid Maqbool maintained. “It is becoming increasingly difficult for me to remain a part of the federal cabinet. My sitting in Cabinet has been raising questions,” he added. After resignation of MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui from federal cabinet, the federal government decided to settle the MQM-P’s reservations. The sources informed that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan had a telephonic conversation with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail. They discussed the issues alienating the Karachi-based ally of the ruling PTI. On the directions of PM Khan, a delegation of the PTI led by Asad Umar, will meet MQM-P leaders tomorrow to address their reservations. According to the sources, The prime minister has termed the demands of the MQM-P as valid, and all commitments with the allied party would be fulfilled. “The MQM-P is the best and most trusted ally of the government Karachi is the economic hub of the state and cannot be neglected” he added. “The people of Karachi had expressed their confidence into the PTI, therefore their trust would not be hurt,” Imran Khan maintained.