Sanjrani asks MQM-P convener to consider returning to federal cabinet
Statesman Report
KARACHI: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Sunday said MQM-P convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui should think about returning to the federal cabinet, adding that this would allow him to work more effectively for his people.
Addressing a press conference following a meeting between the Senate chairman and the MQM-P leadership in Karachi, Sanjrani said: “Khalid bhai is intelligent himself, he is leading his party. With regards to the well-being of Pakistan, I think he should certainly think about it (returning to the cabinet) and consult his party.”
Siddiqui had announced the decision to resign from his post as Minister for Information Technology on January 12 while emphasising that his party was not abandoning the ruling PTI government despite its reservations.
Responding to a question regarding whether he had asked Siddiqui to return to the ministry, Sanjrani said: “Our suggestion is that he should join. He can work more effectively for his people. Khalid bhai can make his own decision.”