KARACHI: Awami National Party (ANP) has announced unconditional support for Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s (MQM-P) candidates in five constituencies of Karachi South for the General Elections 2024, ARY News reported citing ANP sources.
As per details, the MQM-P delegation called on ANP Sindh leaders during which the latter announced to withdraw its candidates from NA-240 and NA-241 in favour of the. Dr. Arshad Vohra and Dr. Farooq Sattar of the MQM-P are contesting the elections from NA-240 and NA-241 respectively.
The ANP also withdrew its candidates from PS-108, PS-109 and PS-110 while announcing unconditional support for the MQM-P candidates. The ANP spokesperson said that the party s Sindh President Shahi Syed also approved the decision.
The MQM-P delegation included Dr. Arshad Vohra, Dilawar Khan, Iftikhar Qaim Khani while from the ANP Haji Hanif, Shah Agha and Ishaq Swati were present in the meeting.
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The development came hours after the MQM-P announced to support ANP Sindh President Shahi Syed candidate on PS-88 Karachi in the upcoming polls in general election 2024.
Addressing a joint press conference, Senior Deputy Convener of MQM-P Syed Mustafa Kamal said that his party will unconditionally support Shahi Syed of ANP.
He termed the adjustment between the two parties in Karachi as a historic step in provincial and central politics. Reacting to Kamal s comments, Shahi Syed said that both parties will work on solving the problems of provincial capital as ANP also possesses the street power.