JI calls for making NAB impartial.


LAHORE -- Terming President House a factory of ordinances, the Jamaat-e-Islami chief, Senator Sirajul Haq, has called for amendments to NAB laws through the parliament.

Addressing a press conference at Mansoora on Sunday, he accused the present regime of using institutions for gaining political mileage on the pattern of the PPP and the PML-N governments.

Giving details of the decisions taken by the JI Central Shoora, Siraj said that the three-day moot suggested taking all stakeholders on board while introducing reforms and making the top anti-graft body an impartial but powerful institution. He said the PTI government has practically rendered the parliament a non-existent entity. He lamented that democracy and democratic norms were never allowed to strengthen and stabilize in the past and now the Imran regime was doing the same.

'There is need of ending the concept of rule of the institutions,' he said, adding the wishes of the masses should be respected in the larger interest of the country. For achieving the said goal, he said, a powerful, impartial and vibrant election commission was a must. All the political parties should be consulted while introducing election reforms and empowering the top poll body, he added.


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