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MQM, Musharraf and ISI were involved in May 12 killings, Sattar told US

MQM, Musharraf and ISI were involved in May 12 killings, Sattar told US

Wikileaks has revealed that Mutahidda Qaumi Movement leader Dr Farooq Sattar said certain MQM workers, former president Pervaiz Musharraf, landlords, Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and other political parties were involved in the

Traders’ delegation meets Dr Farooq Sattar

KARACHI – A delegation of the All Karachi Tajir Ittehad called on the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee Deputy Convener Dr Farooq Sattar on Saturday and informed him that extortionists are harassing the trader community. MQM Rabita Committee member Wasim Aftab and Karachi Tanzimi Committee In-charge Hammad Siddiqui were also present on the occasion. The delegation told Dr Sattar extortionists are sending them slips demanding large sums of money and threatening them of

MQM will never leave Punjab, says Sattar

LAHORE – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Deputy Convener Farooq Sattar said MQM entered Punjab to serve the masses and the time was not far when people would realize the difference between the MQM and the other political forces. Sattar was talking to the representatives of the print and electronic media at a reception hosted by the LPG Dealer Association Chairman Irfan Khokhar. Among others, MQM Punjab chapter President Randhawa and Sarfaraz Nawaz were also present. “Now that the party

Egypt-like situation if masses’ move for change stymied: Sattar

LAHORE – A movement like Tunisia and Egypt could emerge in Pakistan if traditional politicians belonging to the feudal system tried to obstruct the MQM’s call for a revolution, party senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar said on Saturday.
Flanked by former minister Babar Ghauri, Sindh IT minister Raza Haroon, MQM central coordination committee member Saif Yar Khan and other office bearers from Punjab, Sattar told reporters in a press conference arranged at the Lahore Press Club that

Govt had promised to reduce sugar prices, says Sattar

ISLAMABAD: The federal government had assured the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) that sugar prices would be brought back to their previous position within three days, Overseas Pakistanis Minister Dr Farooq Sattar said on Thursday.
He made these remarks in a press conference. “After our opposition to the Revised General Sales Tax (RGST) and Flood Surcharge bills in the federal cabinet’s meeting, two cabinet members, Naveed Qamar and Hafeez Shaikh, held a meeting with us and