Karachi (March 18, 2018): The two factions of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan would be observing the 34th funding day of the party in separate public gatherings.
The splits after the August 23, 2016 announcement to disassociate party founder from the Pakistan based MQM-P setup had not come to a halt and this would be for the first time that the party would be observing the foundation day in separate gatherings in its once strong bastion-Karachi.
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The party is divided into two factions of Bahadurabad and PIB with later one led by Farooq Sattar and the former led by convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui.
The Bahadurabad faction will be holding the gathering at Nishter park while the PIB is holding the public gathering at Liaquatabad flyover.An attempt was made by PIB Convener Farooq Sattar on Saturday to mend the differences and invited MQM’s Bahadurabad wing to observe the Foundation Day together. In a statement, Farooq Sattar has expressed hopes the party get reunited before March 26.
On the other hand, Bahadurabad’s Khalid Maqbool said that the artificially formed organisations cannot keep the nation away from MQM.
While announcing to celebrate Foundation Day on March 18, Khalid Maqbool questioned Farooq Sattar on the possibility of both the wings observing the day together.