JI Ameer for govt to implement decisions of talks

LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan,Sirajul Haq, has impressed upon the government to show whole-hardheartedness and implement the decisions arrived at with the opposition Jirga during PTI-PAT sit-ins.

Addressing a joint press conference with PTI Vice Chairman, Shah Mehmud Qureshi, after a callon by a PTI delegation. The delegation included Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, and PTI Punjab chief, Ejaz Chaudhry.

The JI chief said that so far, neither any draft regarding electoral reforms had been received from the government nor the JI had been informed of any progress on this account. He said the government should set up the Judicial Commission and reconstitute Election Commission according to the announcement in this regard to make the next elections uncontroversial.

Sirajul Haq said so far, PTI’s attitude had been positive and leaders were still willing to resume talks.

Therefore, it had become imperative for the government to demonstrate a positive attitude and restart the talks for putting the things in order.

The JI chief said that if electoral reforms were not carried out, it would become difficult to bring voters to the polling stations in future. As such, time had come that political parties rise above party interests and try to find solution of common man’s problems.

Earlier, Shah Mehmud Qureshi, told newsmen that PTI-JI coalition in Khyber P. had been a good experience and PTI delegation had called on the JI chief to find out ways and means for improving the working relationship between the two parties.

Earlier, Sirajul Haq, has said there was no rule of law in the country at present and it was imperative that the people, including the lawyers, come on the roads against the so called democracy. He was addressing a delegation of Lahore District Bar Association that called on him at Mansoora on Monday.

The 15-member delegation included the Bar president Chaudhary Ishtiaq and Salim Ahmad Ladhi, secretary.

Source: APP