LAHORE-Pakistan’s renowned fashion designer Deepak Perwani two weeks ago on 15th Oct, along with almost a dozen of other people, announced joining Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in a press conference held in Karachi.

Others who announced joining the party included former bureaucrat Javed Hanif, trader Khurram Rasool, Saman Laiq Abbasi, former PTI leader Farooq Dadi, Alamgir Feroz, Taufeeq Kochin and Imtiaz Ali.

In an official statement Deepak Perwani said, “As a citizen of Karachi, I recognize the importance and relevance of the political landscape and the very vital contribution of the MQM. During my 25 years of career as a fashion designer I have been a political and Karachi has been central to my growth, sustenance and pride. I have great respect and regard for Dr Farooq Sattar. I would like to make it very clear that I have not formally joined any party but will always support causes and charities that will benefit my city and my country. I thank Dr Sattar and wish him and the party every success,” he said.