LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) on Tuesday announced that they will jointly contest the upcoming general elections to be held on February 8, 2024.
The development comes after the meeting of MQM-P delegation led by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Farooq Sattar and Syed Mustafa Kamal with PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif at the party’s Model Town Secretariat in Lahore.
Later, speaking to the media, senior PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafiq said, “It was decided that both the parties will jointly contest the elections on February 8.”
“Both parties have agreed to adopt a joint strategy to lead the people of Pakistan out of the current crises and bring Pakistan back on the path of development. Both parties also decided to form a six-member committee to prepare a comprehensive charter to address the problems of Sindh province, especially its urban areas. A PML-N statement issued after the meeting said the committee will present a final proposal for cooperation between the two parties to the leadership within 10 days.
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