LAHORE – Jamaat-e-Islami Punjab will launch 12 day mass contact campaign across the province from April 1 to raise awareness about party manifesto and to mobilise public for next general elections.

Camps will be established at important places to give party membership to hundreds of thousands of people including those from minorities.

Addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club on Wednesday, JI Punjab Ameer Waseem Akhtar said that a committee headed by JI Punjab Secretary General Nazir Ahmed Janjua would monitor the mass contact campaign. On this occasion, PML-N officebearers and ex-Union Council Nazim from district Kasur announced to join the JI.

Akhtar said that besides visits of leaders to different areas on floats, workers would go from door to door to inform the masses about manifesto and past performance of the party.

He said that conventions would be organised to welcome new workers to the party. He said that JI would convey its past performance to the masses through banners, billboards and hoardings. He said that purpose of this mass contact campaign was to bring new workers in the party fold and to convince people about the need of bringing a real change in the country by electing honest and capable leadership in next elections.