MQM's MPA Bilquis Mukhtar Becomes First Female to Join Kamal Party
KARACHI: MQM MPA Bilquis Mukhtar joined former Karachi mayor Mustafa kamal’s Pak Sarzameen Party here on Wednesday.
She announced the decision at a press conference along with PSP leader Mustafa Kamal.
“I congratulate Bilqis Mukhtar on joining the party,” said Mustafa Kamal addressing a press conference at his DHA residence alongside Ms Mukhtar.
“Thousands are joining us. We are getting calls from all over the world where Pakistanis reside,” said Kamal
Balquis Mukhtar stated: “I felt the need to join these leaders after hearing them speak. I am telling my brothers and sisters: people like Mustafa Kamal have come for your future,”.
“I have been listening to Kamal’s speeches for over a month. After thinking hard I have made my decision and today I joined the Pak Sarzameen Party,” she said.
The provincial Law maker announced that she was quitting the MQM and also tendering her resignation from the membership of the Sindh Assembly.
Reacting to Bilquis joining PSP, Wasay Jalil said that its all part of a script that will keep on unfolding with time.
Aur....Bilquees Mukhtar Ko bhee same script samjha kar speech kara dee gaee hay...Buss wait kar raha tha Ye Ro kyun Nahi Rahee or Ro Paree— Wasay Jalil (@WasayJalil) April 6, 2016
Wasay added that this was planned to sabotage the by-elections for it being announced a day before.
منجن جمعرات ہی کو بکناتھا، بدھ کو اسلئے بیچا گیا کیونکہ اسکرپٹ رائٹرز نے کہا کہ جمعرات کو کراچی میں ضمنی الیکشن سے پہلے منجن بیچنا ضروری ہے۔— Wasay Jalil (@WasayJalil) April 6, 2016
Mukhtar has been a member of the Sindh Assembly since 2002, and is currently a provincial lawmaker on a reserved seat for women. She has been a member of the Standing Committee on Minorities Affairs, Standing Committee on Women Development and the Standing Committee on Social Welfare.
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