MQM willing to talk to PPP and PML(N) on power-sharing
19 Feb 2008
LONDON, Feb 19 (APP): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussein has indicated his party's willingness to hold dialogue with Pakistan People's Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on the possibilities of forming Government at the centre or at the provincial level.
Speaking to the media at the party's international secretariat where the 2008 elections results were being monitored, he said his party was ready for talks with these two parties in the larger national interest.
He said for the sake of national solidarity, prosperity, welfare of the people his party was willing to forget the past and look forward to bringing stability to the country. He said the talks could only be successful if the other parties were equally sincere and earnest in achieving the objective.
The MQM leader said without talks or negotiations, mutual differences and reservations could not be removed ." If any party wants to talks to us, we would welcome it with sincerity and open heart," he said