It has been announced that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM) will leave the governing party and support the combined opposition and their no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
“The united opposition and the MQM have achieved an accord,” PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stated in a late-night tweet.
According to him, the Rabita Committee of the MQM and the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the PPP will “ratify the abovementioned agreement.” He further stated that they will discuss specifics of the accord with the media at a joint news conference today.
Senator Faisal Subzwari of the MQM-P verified the development in a Twitter post. He added that a draught agreement between the combined opposition and the MQM-P had been finalized and that the specifics of the deal will be disclosed during a news conference at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
Additionally, he said, following ratification by both the PPP CEC and the MQM-P coordination committee, the written agreement would be made available to the public.