PML-N seeks JI’s support for Presidential Election

LAHORE: The Federal Interior Minister‚ Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday met with the Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Munawar Hassan at Mansoora in Lahore.

During the meeting‚ Nisar sought Jamaat’s support for the PML-N Presidential candidate Mamnoon Hussain. Political and law and order situation and national issues‚ were also discussed in the meeting.

After the meeting, Ameer JI Munawar Hassan told the media that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has requested the JI to support their presidential candidate, however, the party will decide about it after consulting with the other members.

Munawar Hassan further said that Karachi’s law and order situation was also discussed during the meeting. He said that it is serious matter and any hasty decision can worsen the situation.

At the occasion, Chaudhry Nisar said that Karachi’s issue cannot be solved in a single meeting, and that consultations will be held with other political parties as well.

JI leader Syed Kamal and Secretary General Liaquat Baloch also attended the meeting.