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Prime Minister’s address to the nation postponed

When local media questioned the Senator on why the Prime Minister had decided to postpone the address, he replied that the Prime Minister was busy attending important meetings. The announcement came shortly after the MQM announced to join hands with the joint opposition.

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In a tweet, Senator Faisal Javed Khan announced the Prime Minister’s address to the nation, which was scheduled to take place today, has been postponed. The Senator, however, did not give any reason why such a decision had been taken. This tweet was preceded by a tweet from the Senator that read, “PM Imran Khan is winning 100% insha’Allah.”

When local media questioned the Senator on why the Prime Minister had decided to postpone the address, he replied that the Prime Minister was busy attending important meetings. The announcement came shortly after the MQM announced to join hands with the joint opposition.

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Addressing a media conference alongside senior members of the opposition, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, a senior member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), publicly announced the party’s break away from the ranks of the government. The announcement comes just ahead of the no-trust motion session in the National Assembly.

Talking to the opposition, the MQM leader said that “We have joined you (the opposition) on this journey with these expectations. We have no individual or party benefits. Every clause of our agreement is for public good and especially for those areas whom we have been representing for the last 35 years. The areas for which we believe immediate steps are needed.” The senior leader thanked the Pakistan Peoples Party leadership for setting aside past differences and working towards a better future; he added, “They have initiated this journey of Pakistan’s prosperity and Karachi’s happiness.”

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The news of the address came from the interior minister. Earlier today, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid had said that the prime minister would address the nation today. He further added that the Prime Minister would make an important announcement in his address. Sheikh Rasheed made these comments when he came out for a short break from a cabinet meeting.

Reports have also emerged of a suspected meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff, and the DG ISI.