Farooq Sattar resigns as MQM-P Rabita Committee member
KARACHI (92 News) – MQM-P leader Farooq Sattar on Friday resigned as member of the MQM Rabita Committee.
In a statement issued on Thursday, Dr Farooq Sattar said: “I have tendered resignation as member MQM-P Rabita Committee due to personal reasons. The document has been sent to the Rabitta Committee.”
Reports were circulating in the media that Farooq Sattar was all set to join ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Last week, Sattar had claimed that the PTI had offered him to contest the upcoming by-elections from NA-247, which fell vacant after the resignation of president-elect Dr. Arif Alvi.
Following Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s invitation, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar said he was consulting with close friends regarding the offer to join the party.
“I am consulting my close friends over the offer. The PTI wants me to contest the by-election on NA-247 from Alvi’s seat,” he said.
Sources said that Farooq Sattar seemed to be depressed for being ignored continuously.
On the other hand, Rabita Committee has hinted at not to accept resignation the Farooq Sattar.