KARACHI – Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Irum Azeem Farooque on Tuesday announced her decision to join Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

“PTI leadership has been in touch with me since a few month and has Respectfully offered me to join them. Yes, today I announce joining PTI,” Irum Farooque tweeted on Tuesday.

Irum Azeem Farooque announced that should would leave MQM after the then MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan statement on August 22, 2016.