MQM accepts NA-245 result, sets sights on LG polls


Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) senior deputy convener Aamir Khan has said that his party accepts the result of the NA-245 by-election and congratulates the winner.A statement quoted him as saying that the situation will not remain the same forever because the political atmosphere changes with time.

“Today’s result hasn’t dampened our morale. We’ll try to overcome our weaknesses. Our party will win the local government elections with a huge majority.”

The MQM-P leader accused ousted prime minister Imran Khan of pushing the country towards anarchy. He warned that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman would have to face serious consequences for using indecent language against the country’s institutions.He said the MQM-P has established a working relationship with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) only for the people, but the PPP is yet to honour the agreement reached between the two parties on LG governments.

Though the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the by-election for the NA-245 constituency of Karachi a day earlier, the result was not too encouraging for them, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Karachi President Saeed Ghani said while addressing a news conference on Monday..

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