KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers on Monday staged a walkout from the ongoing Sindh Assembly session in protest against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s public criticism of MQM chief Altaf Hussain.
According to the reports, the provincial ministers of MQM submitted their resignations to Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan and Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah today.
Two provincial ministers and three advisers submitted their resignations. Meanwhile, the party submitted a request in the office of Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani to allot opposition benches to its lawmakers.
It is pertinent to know that MQM announced to part its ways with PPP-led Sindh government over PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s public criticism of MQM chief Altaf Hussain.