Sirajul Haq while rejecting increase in petroleum prices, announces two-day protest demonstration in all over the country
Says govt broke the all records of bad-governance & incompetence as its policies led to destruction of economy
LAHORE ( Web News )
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Emir Sirajul Haq has announced the two-day protest demonstration in all over the country and rejected the increase in petroleum prices.
In a statement issued from Mansoora on Wednesday, Sirajul Haq said the people will record the agitation in all major cities on today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) against the government anti-people polices.
He said the government broke the all records of bad-governance and incompetence as its policies led to the destruction of economy. The Rs10 to Rs10 per liter increase in petrol, diesel, light-diesel and kerosene oil prices were announced on the direction of the IMF, he said, adding the global lender had taken virtually taken control of the country. He said the already starving masses could no longer tolerate the incapable government. The JI, he said, will send this government home through sit-ins if it had not addressed the peoples’ demands.
“We demand the 50 percent decrease in prices of food items, petroleum products, medicines and electricity tariff,” he said.
Addressing a training workshop for JI workers at Mansoora, Sirajul Haq said the present and formers government failed to provide any relief to the masses. Reminding Imran Khan his past promises of providing millions of jobs to youth, building homes and transforming Pakistan into Madina-like-state, he said the prime minister failed to honor one of his commitments made with the people. Instead, the prime minister was still constantly lying and deceiving the masses, he said. His government’s three and half years’ tenure, Sirajul Haq added, was full of stories of lies and failure. He held equally responsible the former governments for damaging the institutions and destroying the masses.
Sirajul Haq said the ruling elite had nothing to do with the problems of the people. The country needed Islamic system, rule of law and strict accountability process to move ahead, he said, adding only the JI could put the country on track. He appealed to the people to vote for the JI in coming election to bring real change.