PESHAWAR -  Stressing the need for making legislation to stop sexual exploitation of children and their killings, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami Chief Maulana Sami ul Haq on Thursday called for presenting the recommendations of the Council of Islamic Ideology in the Parliament for enacting such laws.

To prevent killing and sexual abuse of the children in the country, the CII’s recommendations must be presented in the Parliament for making legislation in this regard, he said this while addressing party’s provincial shura meeting held at Akora Khattak, central headquarter of the party in district Nowshera.

The JUI-S provincial shura meeting was held with the party’s Provincial Chief Maulana Yousaf Shah in the chair.

Attended by its members from across the province, the participants of the meeting discussed a number of important matters including the reorganization of the party in the province, its electoral alliance with the ruling PTI and preparations for the upcoming polls.

Regarding alliance with the PTI, Sami said, “This electoral alliance is aimed at to make Pakistan welfare Islamic state in a true sense.” The JUI-S would fully participate in the forthcoming elections, he added.

Pakistan’s ideological identity, independence, sovereignty, and solidarity would be protected at all cost, he vowed, adding that his party is actually the name of a belief, an ideology and its motto is the enforcement of Islamic Shariah in the country for which the party has been striving wholeheartedly since long. The country, he said, was already facing numerous challenges and this was the right time to ensure its sovereignty by having an independent foreign policy.

On this occasion, the JUI-S provincial shura also approved a scheduled for holding province-wide public meetings to activate workers and supporters ahead of the upcoming elections, according to which, the party’s first public gathering will be held in Malakand on February 8, to be followed by February 9 in Buner district, February 11 Mardan and Swabi.

Likewise, the JUI-S will also convene a public meeting in district Nowshera on February 15, Peshawar February 17, Charsadda 18, Haripur 19, Hangu 21, Kohat and Karak 22, Bannu and Lakki Marwat 23, DI Khan and Tank 24 respectively.

Moreover, the JUI-S would also hold ‘Nizam-e-Shariat Conference’ in Peshawar on March 8. Apart from that, a meeting of the party’s Executive Council was also convened in Peshawar on February 7.

The JUI-S provincial shura also expressed concern over the poor law and order situation in the country and condemned the hike in the prices of petroleum products. The participants of the meeting also called for making the report of Raja Zafrul Haq’s committee public immediately. They also demanded an end to the practice of fake police encounters across the country.