LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has said he is not visualising general elections in the year 2015, adding added that the federal and the provincial governments should be provided full opportunity to complete their term and deliver to the masses.

Talking to the media at Mansoora on Thursday, the JI amir said that the next election would be the day of reckoning for the rulers and the party which failed to deliver would have to face the wrath of the electorate.

“We don’t want any party to get public sympathy on the ground that it did not get full time to deliver,” he added.

Sirajul Haq said the two-year rule of the present government was a failure. He counseled the government to concentrate on the service of the people during the time left with it.

The government, he said, had completely failed to implement its election manifesto. The slogans of ending loadshedding and provision of jobs to the youth remained unfulfilled, he added.

He said the ministers and advisors have made fortunes but the life of the common man only worsened during the last two years. “The government has failed to provide any relief to the people as poverty, unemployment and lawlessness is increasing,” he added.

Sirajul Haq said that the formation of the Judicial Commission was a big success of the political Jirga, and added that the Jirga had rendered great service in pulling the country out of political crisis.

To a question on the Yemen situation, the JI chief said it was a local issue that should be buried there. He said an attempt was being made to project the Yemen situation as a Shia-Sunni conflict, and warned that such conspiracy would only end up in large scale destruction.

“We are with Saudi Arabia”, the JI chief declared and added that Pakistan and Turkey should play the role of mediator in this regard and added that the Yemen war had done great harm to the Muslim world while Islam’s enemies had benefited from that.

To a question on the changes in the Saudi government, he said it appeared that the changes were being made in accordance with the wishes of the Saudi people.

Sirajul Haq said the JI had made an improvement in the Cantonment elections and he was sure that the party would emerge as a big political force in the local bodies elections and the next general elections.