Senior PTI leader and MPA Syed Samsam Shah Bukhari and his son Sahibzada Abubakr Naqshbandi, candidate for PP-139, visited the MQI central secretariat and called on MQI Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur in his office. Both leaders discussed the prevailing political situation in the country including the matters of mutual interest and the by-election.
Speaking on the occasion, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur said that a relationship of mutual respect and love exists with Syed Samsam Bukhari and Sahibzada Abubakr Naqshbandi. He said that we have decided to support Sahibzada Abubakr Naqshbandi after consultation with the local chapters of Sheikhupura and Sharqpur. He said that noble and pious people should become members of assemblies. He said that MQI will support Mehrbano Qureshi for NA 157 and Sahibzada Abubakr Naqshbandi for PP 139.
Syed Samsam Bukhari, while expressing his views on the occasion, said that he has always been proud of his relationship with an affectionate and kind personality like Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri. He said that he always made sure to attend important events organized by MQI. Abubakr Naqshbandi said on the occasion that he is overwhelmed by the respect and affection he got from the MQI leadership. He said that Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri is not just an asset of Pakistan but also of the whole Islamic world. He thanked Khurram Nawaz Gandapur and MQI for extending support to him in the PP 139 election.
Raja Zahid Mahmood, Noorullah Siddiqui, Sardar Umar Daraz Khan, and the leaders of PAT Sheikhupura chapter were also present in the meeting.