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Opposition succeeds in mustering MQM support, both to address press conference at 4pm today

Opposition succeeds in mustering MQM support, both to address press conference at 4pm today
March 30, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) –The opposition has given a big surprise as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) left the government bench and joined the opposition alliance.

A written agreement was signed between the joint opposition and the MQM. The official announcement will be made at a press conference this evening at 4 p.m.

As per details, the agreement was reached at Parliament Lodges last night which was signed by Bilawal Bhutto, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Shehbaz Sharif and signed by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Akhtar Mengal and Khalid Magsi as guarantors. Under the agreement, the MQM Pakistan will leave the federal cabinet and the Sindh government will submit a draft amendment to the LG Law to the Sindh Assembly within a month.

Under the agreement, the local government law will be made in accordance with Article 140A of the Constitution. The powers of local bodies will be enhanced. Administrators of Local Bodies in Hyderabad and Karachi will be appointed through consultation. Karachi Metropolitan Administrator Murtaza Wahab will resign from his post. A committee will be set up for special development projects and funds in Sindh, including Karachi.

The agreement also said that a law will be enacted to prevent the issuance of fake domiciles in Sindh. According to the agreement, the provincial finance commission will be reconstituted and a new formula for distributable provincial revenue will be worked out.