KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which is contesting election of Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly, has confident that the party would be the second largest party in the legislative assembly in the election scheduled to be held on November 12. A party office bearer, running the MQMs election campaign in Gilgit-Baltistan, told The Nation that the MQM is confident to obtain at least six to seven seats of legislative assembly from the area. Though, this is the first time that MQM is participating in the Gilgit-Baltistan election but the party is willing to get sufficient position in the upcoming election of the legislative assembly. MQM Rabita Committee office bearers, party legislators, workers, and MQM Ulema Committee representatives were present in the area had launched most effective campaign for contesting the election working with full motivation to secure six to seven seats in the legislative assembly, a member of the Rabita committee said. A party legislator, running the electoral campaign of MQM in Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly, MPA Raza Haider told The Nation that, however, this was the first election of MQM for the legislative assembly but his party position was much better position in various areas as compare to others, where the party candidates were in very strong position including Raja Muhammad Zakaria from GBLA-7 of Skardu-1, Ghulam Rasool from GBLA-10 of Skardu-4, Raja Azam Khan from GBLA-12 of Sskardu-6, Captain (retd) Hadi Hussain from GBLA-3 of Gilgit City-3, Kamil Jan from GBLA-6 of Hunza Nagar-3, Shah Jahan Ghazari from GBLA-20 Ghazar-2, and Zahir Shah advocate from GBLA-21 Ghazar-3. He said that MQM was the second largest party in the election, which nominates 19 contenders form GB legislative assembly adding that massive electoral campaign and the support of masses shows the popularity of the MQM that the party would easily get the large number of seats from the area. Raza Haider said that MQM was made the history through holding the historical public meeting in Skardu, which was the largest ever public meeting was held in the Skardu. However, political analysts believed that the MQM will obtain two to three seats from the upcoming election of Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly and they said that the MQM would succeed the election from GBLA-7 Skardu-1, GBLA-12 Skardu-6 and GBLA-6 Hunza Nagar-3. MQM Deputy Parliamentary Leader in National Assembly, Haider Abbas Rizvi, told The Nation that though this is the first election of the MQM in Gilgit-Baltistan area but the people of these areas have given warm welcome to the MQM. He said that the MQM would able to get the second position in the election of Gilgit Baltistan legislative assembly saying that massive public meetings of the party shows the opinion of the people of these areas. The MQM has already been established in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and it was part of the state legislature there. It is also contesting Gilgit-Baltistan upcoming elections and it has established its footprints in Punjab, besides having set-ups in NWFP and Balochistan. Meanwhile, the MQM has established the election monitoring cell at Khursheed Memorial Hall to monitor the election of Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly. MQM Rabita Committee Deputy Convenor Dr Farooq Sattar, Anees Ahmed Kaimkhani and others visited the election cell established at Khursheed Memorial Hall.