Religious parties announce MMA restoration

F.P. Report
LAHORE: Religious parties of Pakistan have decided in principle to restore Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), a coalition of religio-political parties of Pakistan.
The decision was made at a meeting of top leaders from Jamaat-e-Islami, Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl and Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen.
Speaking to media along with leaders from other parties, Sirajul Haq said they have decided in principle to restore the MMA, of which a formal announcement would be made next month in Karachi.
He said a consensus on restoration of the MMA was achieved in the light of recommendations presented at the meeting and they would hold a meeting of at the residence of Shah Owais Noorani in Karachi in the mid of December.
“We understand that elections should be held on time, in accordance with the constitution,” Haq said.
He added the parties which were not represented at Thursday’s meeting would also be approached.