Article Image

IPFS News Link • Government

Pakistani gov’t in dire straits as key party quits


Pakistan's government in dire straits as key party quits ruling coalition

Pakistan's prime minister, scrambling to keep his party's grip on power, sought support from opposition leaders Monday following the defection of a key coalition partner that threatens to bring down the government.

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement, the second largest party in the ruling coalition, said Sunday it would join the opposition, leaving Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's government short of majority support in parliament.

 Read Full Story