JI chief vows to get rid of status quo
LAHORE: Jamaat Islami (JI) Emir Siraj-ul-Haq on Saturday said that the ruling elite has turned the lives of people miserable and weakened national ideology alongside economy for enduring corrupt practices which requires an accountability, ARY News reported.
He was addressing the JI’s youth wing in Lahore.
On the occasion, the JI chief said that formation of the party headquarters in Mansoora, a suburban locality in Lahore, was outcome of long struggle and efforts.
“Jamaat Islami wants to get rid of the status quo as the party’s struggle is not to please a Khan or Nawab but implementation of Islamic Sharia and Law”, Haq said.
Talking on civic issues, JI leader said that the masses have been fed up of lingering problems including load-shedding, corruption, and inflation.
He said faces of rulers change but the system has remained invariable as result of the policies, which deprives common masses from their fundamental rights.
He emphasized that it’s high-time to stay together and make collective efforts to bring reforms. He also vowed to intensify its campaign against the corrupt leaders.
Coming down hard on Nawaz Sharif, Haq termed Chaman border attack as Indian conspiracy by stating that foreign policy has failed to de-escalate tensions with neighbouring countries and the premier’s policies have isolated the country globally.
He also urged Afghan authorities to apologize for attack on civilian population of bordering town.