KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said the issues between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as coalition partners in the federal government were getting resolved.
Imran Ismail’s remarks came as he met with lawmakers belonging to both the parties on Tuesday at the Governor House.
Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar of MQM-P was also present on the occasion.
On January 12, the MQM-P gave the PTI federal government a jolt as Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announced his decision to leave the federal cabinet over “unfulfilled promises”.
Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui had said that they MQM-P had supported the federal government in every difficult phase but “injustice was still being done with Sindh”.
The Sindh governor said that action would also be taken on the leftover issues pending between the two political parties, adding the PTI and the MQM-P had remained and would remain allies and coalition partners.
The governor further said the federal government had decided to immediately release development funds meant for the development projects of Karachi and Hyderabad.
He added that the mayors of both Karachi and Hyderabad cities would be provided resources so that they could carry out development projects in their city areas.
He said that funds to such an effect would immediately be transferred to both mayors.