KARACHI - An MQM delegation will call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today to convey party’s reservations over Karachi operation that led to their resignations from national and provincial assemblies, the Nation learnt on Sunday.

Sources said political leaders have contacted MQM Chief Alta Hussain and have urged him reinitiate the dialogues with the government and withdrew the resignations. As a result a meeting has been scheduled between MQM leaders and the prime minister on Monday.

The latest development came after JUI-F Chief Fazlur Rahman contacted Altaf on Saturday night. After Fazl’s assurances that the genuine complaints of MQM will be listened and efforts will be made to resolve them, Ataf agreed to send party’s delegation to the prime minister. After Altaf’s approval, Fazl contacted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and set today’s date for the proposed meeting. Dar also assured the JUI-F chief that government was ready to address the legal reservation of the MQM.

Earlier, MQM announced to halt the talks with the government and had expressed serious reservation over the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Karachi visit by stating that the premier left Karachi without meeting with MQM leaders. MQM decision making body said that the prime minister not even valued the role of key politician Fazl as a mediator. They also objected that the premier did not paid visit to MQM leader Rashid Godil who was critically injured in armed attack last Tuesday. MQM also announced to halt its parliamentary politics temporarily and shift focus on creation of new provinces and welfare activities.