KARACHI: In the first intra-party election after disassociation from its London leadership, Muttahida Qaumi Movement- Pakistan elected Farooq Sattar as its convener and Aamir Khan as senior deputy convener, according to a press release issued by the party.
As many as 35 candidates were elected for ‘Rabita Committee’ among 49 candidates.
The statement stated that 12,623 votes were casted by the lower and middle-tier leadership of the party in its election, out of which 195 votes were rejected.
With 11,930 votes Dr Farooq Sattar was elected as convener and Aamir Khan by taking the second highest votes from the party activists, 11,230, was elected as Senior Deputy Convener.
Kunwar Naveed Jameel received 10,890 votes, Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui got 10,845 votes, Shahid Pasha bagged 10,781 and Nasreen Jaleel enjoyed the support of 10,795 votes to claim a spot as the Deputy Convener.
In light of its recently amended constitution, Farooq Sattar and Aamir Khan were given the highest post of the party respectively, based on their votes share.
Earlier, on Sunday, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan dissolved its entire party structure declaring the intraparty polls, held a few months ago, null and void.