HAFIZABAD

Senator and Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Sirajul Haq has called upon all the political and religious parties to shun their ideological and political differences and get united for the elimination of hunger, unemployment, exploitation and terrorism from country.

While talking local media here Monday evening, the JI chief declared that Pakistan was created on the basis of Islamic Ideology but regretted that during the past 68 years the nation had failed to materialised the dreams of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal to make the country welfare state.

The JI chief said that both the PPP and PML-N had failed to come up to the aspirations of workers, peasants and others who voted for them. He called upon the workers of PPP and PML-N to join JI for resolving problems and introduction of Islamic system in the country.

He said that we were facing multiple problems due to our deviation from Islamic ideology, which was panacea for all problems. He stressed the need for unity among religious parties to make the country truly Islamic welfare State.

Replying to a question, Sirjul Haq said that recovery of huge firearms and arrest of wanted criminals from the headquarter of MQM had surprised and disappointed the nation and said that action should be taken against the militants of different political or religious parties without any discrimination and according to law.

Replying to a another question, he said that 21st amendment in the Constitution was approved unanimously by all the parties to weed out terrorists and the operation launched in Karachi was also started with the consents of all political and religious parties to eliminate target killers, extortionist and dacoits for ensuring peace in the mega city.

To another question, he said that terrorism and extremism was due to wrong policies of dictator Gen (r) Pervaz Musharraf.

Yet to another question, the JI chief said that there was rule of individuals and the JI believed in rule of law and merit and was struggling to end ‘status quo’ to end oppression to resolve the problems of the common man.

Replying to another question, Sirajul Haq said that without the resolution of the Kashmir issue, trade with Baharat was impossible.

He strongly condemned the suicide attack on two churches in Lahore resulting in the death of scores of people. He also condemned the killing of two innocent persons by the mob in Lahore following the incident. He said that it was bounden duty of the government to ensure security of all places of worships.