Pakistan

KARACHI – Leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London, in their first press conference after August 22 anti-state speech by MQM founder, rejected ‘minus one’ formula during a press conference at Karachi Press Club on Saturday.

MQM London’s newly made Rabitta Committee leader Professor Hassan Zafar Arif said, “Neither minus one be carried out nor it is possible.”

“Altaf Hussain is an inalienable part of the party.”

Police and Rangers personnel had cordoned off the press club, while only party members and journalists were allowed to enter the KPC.

Arif further said that they were holding this presser in response to minus-one formula.

“There is no such thing like MQM London or Pakistan, it is only one which is headed by Altaf Hussain. It will remain one,” he emphasized.

Hassan Zafar Arif, Advocate Sathi Ishaq, Kanwar Khalid Younus attended the press conference.

MQM London leaders reposed confidence in the leadership Altaf Hussain during their presser.

On Friday, MQM-London announced formation of a new 12-member interim Rabita Committee, according to a press statement.