KARACHI– Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Senator Sirajul Haq has said the problems being faced by the masses at present were the outcome of the incompetence and wrong policies of the past and the present governments.
He was addressing a mammoth crowd at the JI Awami march at Karachi against the price hike, unemployment and the IMF slavery of the rulers.
Sirajul Haq said that Pakistan was an independent state and it would not accept IMF and World Bank slavery. He said the JI would continue its struggle till the last drop of blood and its last breath. He said the next Awami march would be held at Multan on July 12.
The JI chief thanked the people of Karachi for coming on roads and streets in such large numbers and said they were representing the people all over the country.
He said the government had no economic vision and it had given the idea that the country could develop through the trade of poultry and goats.
He said that the Minister for Science and Technology was talking of cinemas, and asked if the nation needed science and technology more or cinemas for progress
He said that PTI leadership had talked of trying for Dr Aafia’s release but had done nothing for that .
He said that India was our sworn enemy and friendship with India was not possible without the resolving the Kashmir issue.
Sirajul Haq said that the economy could not be salvaged without abolition of interest.
He said that the government had promised to build five million houses but it had not provided even 5 million tents so far.
Sirajul Haq said that the MQM people had got jobs as it had two ministers in the cabinet and a third one was also being inducted. He said these ministers should have talked of the problems of Karachi in the cabinet.
He urged the Supreme Court to take notice of the rise in sugar prices which had benefited the sugar mafia.
JI chief for Sindh Muhammad Husain Mehnati and JI Karachi chief Hafiz Naeemur Rahman also addressed the gathering.— PRESS RELEASE