JI critical of govt performance, policies.


LAHORE -- The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief, Senator Sirajul Haq, has expressed concern over what he called the ongoing conflict among the national institutions, saying the situation has put in danger the already fragile democracy in the country. Talking to journalists after addressing a ceremony in Mansoora on Thursday, he criticised the government for committing diplomatic blunders almost on a daily basis and putting the Kashmir cause on back burner. 'Turkish president and Malaysian prime minister are regretting over the attitude of Pakistan. The prime minister made both the leaders angry.' The ceremony held in honor of former district nazim Mian Jalil Ahmad Sharqpuri on declaring him ambassador of peace by the Universal Peace Federation UK and was attended by JI Secretary General Ameerul Azim, JI leaders Mian Maqsood,

Maulan Abdul Malik, Qaisar Sharif and others. 'The people of Pakistan have feelings of great love for Pakistan Army and don't want to hear a word against them,' he said and added that General Pervez Musharraf was retired now and was himself responsible for the acts he committed as military ruler. He demanded action against those who allowed the former ruler to go abroad with protocol. The JI...

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