Siraj foretells 'big incident' after Aug 14
08 August, 2014
PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) ameer Siraj-ul-Haq has predicted the outcome of current political weather in Pakistan; said that 'big incident could occur after August 14 if Pakistan government makes more delay'.
Siraj-ul-Haq said, 'few days are left for August 14, now ball is in government's court.' He warned the federal government about the 'expected incident or accident' in case of more delay in resolution of the ongoing political crisis.
While addressing the press conference in Peshawar, Siraj-ul-Haq said that he presented his suggestions before the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in order formulise resolution of political crisis.
Pakistan PM also affirmed to hold consultations on suggestions during last meeting held in Islamabad on Wednesday and said that 'the formula is applicable', Haq said.
He further clarified that Pakistan government is more responsible than any other political power in the country and he expects 'first move from the federal government'. The JI chief said that protests, rallies and sit-ins are political right of any party, whereas, government has to show his openheartedness on the issues.
He strongly opposed the motives inciting violence in Pakistan and urged to resolve issues on table via adopting political paths. JI chief revealed his observations about the foreign influences to put Pakistan in political crisis as NATO forces are vacating the Afghanistan this year.
He said that foreign powers are trying to create deteriorated situations in Pakistan like Iraq in order to complete their ulterior motives.
Meanwhile, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Thursday said that it will play a positive role to defuse the current political crisis in the country.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, JI General Secretary Liaquat Baloch that his party believes that all issues of national interest should be resolved through negotiation.
At this point he said, "The country cannot afford politics of agitation at this juncture. The ongoing political tension has portrayed a negative image of the country on international as well as on a regional level," he said.
Baloch asked PML-N government to accept double demands of PTI. The JI secretary general announced that his party will observe a "Palestine Day" to express solidarity with Gaza on August 17. He maintained that a rally on August 10 is planned from Faizabad to Blue Area in Islamabad to condemn the Israeli genocide of Palestinians.
The rally is named "Labaik Qibla Awal Rally" and would be led by the party's chief Sirajul Haq. "I assure that more than hundreds of women and children will participate in the rally," he said. Similarly, a protest rally will be carried out in the port city of Karachi.
The JI leader added that over 2,200 innocent civilians have lost lives in Israeli aerial and ground offensive over Gaza while more than 10,000 people were injured.