Karachi: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan Chief Senator Siraj-ul-Haq on Thursday said that Karachi has become victim of the internal rift between the Pakistan People Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the citizens are bearing the brunt as they were deprived of the due development works.
While expressing his views in meet the press event, organized by the Karachi Press Club, Siraj said that Karachi is the economic as well as ideological nerve of the country. “Sindh government should deliver powers to the local government institutions in Karachi. We believe in progress and development and would cooperate with all stakeholders for the betterment and advancement of the city,” he said.
While criticizing the present government, the JI chief said that the ruling regime has failed to act upon the National Action Plan (NAP). He added that there is no social justice system in the country while the government has no plan to eradicate illiteracy and poverty. He advised
He also stressed the need to bring reforms in the Election Commission of Pakistan.
Talking about the crises in Middle East, he said that the government should play a role of mediator and should brokerage talks between the conflicting parties. He was of the view that the biggest favor for Saudi Arabia is to refrain the country from any war.
JI chief saif that going far away in the friendship process with India without resolving the Kashmir issue as per the aspirations of Kashmiris under the resolutions of the United Nations would be disloyality to Kashmiri people.
KPC officer bearers AH Khanzada and Sajjad Abbasi were also present on the occasion.