MQM leader Raza Haroon arrives in Karac



Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Raza Haroon arrived in Karachi on Monday from Dubai, Express News reported.

Haroon has returned to the country weeks after former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal returned home from a self-imposed exile. The former minister of IT is expected to address a press conference at 3:00pm today along with the former Karachi mayor.

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Over the period of time, former minister of IT, Raza Haroon, also distanced himself from party politics and was said to be in the UK. Though he worked in the international secretariat he did not leave the party, but became inactive.

Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and a once beloved ‘son’ of party supremo Altaf Hussain, Mustafa Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani arrived in Karachi on March 3 and announced to form their own party. Ever since, disgruntled leaders of the MQM have joined the Mustafa Kamal-led unnamed breakaway faction.

Dr Saghee­r Ahmed ends 28-year-long associ­ation with MQM, joins Mustafa Kamal

Former Sindh health minister Dr Sagheer Ahmed ended his 28-year-long association with the MQM and joined Kamal. Further, Iftikhar Alam, the MQM’s provincial lawmaker from its traditional stronghold of Azizabad, and Waseem Aftab, a former Rabita Committee member who also once headed the powerful Karachi Tanzeemi Committee, announced they were parting ways with the MQM and joining Kamal and company at a news conference.

Kamal’s party now has five members, including two sitting MPAs Alam and Dr Sagheer Ahmed, who joined them earlier this week.

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