Party Name Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan
Founder Altaf Hussain and Azeem Ahmed Tariq
Date/Year Founded 18th March 1984 (as Muhajir Qaumi Movement)

* Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan was taken over by Farooq Sattar, who split it from from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s founder and leader Altaf Hussain on 23 August 2016.

Geographic Focus Urdu speaking districts of Sindh, though it has set up units in the rest of the country as well.
Flag/ Colours


Past Party Heads Altaf Hussain
Farooq Sattar
Office bearers:

1.    Party Head

2.    General Secretary


Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui (Convener)


Primarily representing the urban middle class, MQM professes liberal and progressive policies. It is strongly anti extremism and condemns religious fanaticism. It opposes feudalism and demands land reforms in country. It supports the alliance with the US and the West and considers talibanisation as a clear and present threat to Pakistan.
Slogan/Punch line Empowering People
Issues in Focus Elected Local Governments

Land Reform

Fighting Extremism

Participation in Elections 1988, 1990, 1997, 2002, 2008, 2013
Representation in Parliament-  From 1970-2013


 1990, 1997, 2002, 2008, 2013
Election Symbol for 2018




Head Office
MQM Pakistan
184/Z-A Block 3 Bahadurabad
Off. Bahadurabad Club, Karachi.
+92 (21) 34129995
Prominent Personalities


Nasreen Jaleel

Faisal Sabzwari

Khushbakht Shujat

Waseem Akhtar

Aamir Khan