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Sirajul Haq urges CJP to take notice of Sahiwal incident

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq on Sunday appealed to Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa to take notice of the police encounter in Sahiwal where four people – including parents and their teenage daughter - were killed. “The entire nation is distressed at the killing of innocent citizens. The Sahiwal incident didn’t happen in night’s darkness but in broad daylight,” he said while addressing protesters at GT Road where he arrived to express solidarity with heirs of the victims. “The government opined…

Afghan envoy meets JI chief Sirajul Haq

ISLAMABAD: Afghan presidential envoy Umer Daudzai held a meeting with Jamaat Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Friday to discuss the peace process in Afghanistan. "A peaceful Afghanistan is essential for the neighboring Pakistan and the regional peace," asserted Haq. He said the key to peace in Afghanistan lies in the hands of the Afghan people. "Afghan government should take the opposition parties in confidence over the peace process in the country." The envoy reached Islamabad, earlier on Tuesday for an important visit.…

Sirajul Haq asks govt to bring back looted money from abroad

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq on Sunday asked of the government to bring back the looted money from abroad and added that Pakistan will overcome the prevailing economic crises if $375 billion will be retrieved from the plunderers. Talking to journalists, the JI leader demanded of the government to hold across the board accountability in the country. He said that the government should take notice of the ongoing gas crises and take adequate measures for the restoration of gas supply pertaining to domestic…

Sirajul Haq reviews arrangements for “Kashmir March”  

LAHORE: A meeting of Jamat-e- Islami leadership has been underway to devise strategy and review arrangements for "Kashmir March", which will be held on October 27 in Islamabad. JI Chief, Sirajul Haq is chairing the meeting in party's headquarters here at Mansoora today, with office-bearers of the party in attendance. "Pakistani nation supports Kashmiris for their right of self-determination", JI Chief said while talking in the meeting. Lamenting International community for bowing down to the Indian atrocities in the…

No plan announced to redress Balochistan’s grievances: Sirajul Haq

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq on Sunday said that the present government has not announced a single plan to redress Balochistan’s grievances, ARY News reported. While talking to journalists, Sirajul Haq said that Balochistan is suffering from prolonged load-shedding, despite the fact that the province provides gas to the whole country. The JI leader lamented that no long-term project was announced by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government for the province.. Sirajul Haq went on to say that…

Nation united against Indian threats, says Sirajul Haq

LAHORE: Responding to Indian COAS Bipin Rawat’s threatening statement, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq on Saturday said that the whole nation stands as one united force against Indian threats, ARY News reported. In a tweet posted on his official Twitter account, the JI chief urged the world leaders and international bodies to take notice of Indian COAS "incendiary" statement, adding that India should keep in mind that Pakistan is a nuclear-armed country. "India should think before issuing such threats as…

Siraj promises to work for ‘clean and green Pakistan’ after poll victory

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Sirajul Haq on Sunday said the Muttahida Majlis-e-Ammal, an alliance of major religio-political parties, will turn Pakistan into a clean and green country after coming to power. Speaking to journalists here, he said old faces can no longer hoodwink the masses by attaching “new labels on old bottles,” adding that they will suffer a defeat this time around. In reference to PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s statement that his father Asif Ali Zardari would be the next prime minister,…

JI chief says verdict against Sharifs shouldn’t affect elections

MARDAN: Jamaat-e-Islami emir Siraj-ul-Haq on Friday said that the Avenfield reference verdict against Nawaz Sharif should not affect the upcoming general election. The JI chief, while addressing media in Takht-i-Bahi, deplored that slow pace of action against others who were named in the Panama Papers scandal for owning offshore accounts. He said the verdict against a single individual cannot affect the general elections, and there should be no delay as they should be held on time. "The verdict against Nawaz Sharif…

Sirajul Haq declares assets worth Rs2.9 million

PESHAWAR: Unlike the heads of other political parties who have declared massive assets, Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan Sirajul Haq declared the total value of his assets at Rs2.9 million.  According to the statement of assets he annexed with his nomination papers submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the JI chief has four tola gold and shares in 12 kanals of land and a private school. He has more than Rs1.8 million in his three bank accounts and has no personal car, nor has any properties outside…