Karachi: Several prominent businessmen including former President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Wednesday joined Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP).
During a press conference in Kracachi, PSP chairman Mustafa Kamal welcomed former KCCI president Saeed Shafiq, another businessman Mubashir Imam and surgeon Dr Zubair Mirza into the party.
Kamal also claimed that 12 members of the National Assembly and Provincial Assembly, who are affiliated with Muttahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQMP) are willing to join the PSP but Farooq Sattar threatened them with arrests through his contacts in the establishment, if they did so.
He said that there are over 12,000 Pak Sarzameen Party’s workers in Karachi and around 6,000 supporters have joined him from Hyderabad.
Kamal, the former mayor of Karachi, said that his political opponents alleged that the establishment arrests people and forces them to join PSP. He also talked about rumors circulating about Waseem Aftab’s meeting with arrested MQM workers and pressurizing them to join their party, adding, “What would we do with a worker who is in jail?”