PDM, PTI still dependent on military's support: Siraj.

LAHORE -- Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Emir Sirajul Haq on Wednesday claimed that the politics of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the PPP and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is fully dependent on the support of the establishment.

Addressing a press conference at Mansoora, the senator said the statements by leaders of the ruling parties showed that powerful institutions were still providing them support, one way or the other, even though the latter had announced their impartiality and neutrality in politics.

He remarked that the ruling troika was only struggling to protect its own interests without paying any heed to the problems of the people, who stood in queues in many cities to purchase flour. The PDM, he said, was a continuation of the PTI rule and failed to fix the crises. Mismanagement and corruption were the biggest issues and the seriousness of these problems could be gauged from the Geneva climate conference where world leaders repeatedly emphasised upon the need for transparency in flood-relief funds.

Mr Haq said inflation was unstoppable and the government could not resolve the issue of rising unemployment. He said the prices of basic commodities...

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