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MQM-P rejects PTI govt’s offer of ministry: sources

MQM-P rejects PTI govt’s offer of ministry: sources
May 3, 2021

KARACHI (92 News) - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Monday rejected an offer of ministry from the PTI government, demanding to first fulfil previous promises from the party, reported sources.

According to the sources, the MQM-P was offered another ministry in the federal cabinet by a senior minister in the cabinet.

“He asked MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui to send a name of a party lawmaker for the slot of ministry for water resources,” they said adding that the ministry was previously held by Faisal Vawda, who vacated the NQ-249 seat to become Senator.

The sources mentioned that

"The MQM-P responded that they do not need another ministry as they were unable to bear the political weight of the current ministry," it added.