Lahore -- October 11, 2018 (PPI-OT)
Following is the text of press release issued by Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan
Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that it would be a big tragedy if the nation had to come on roads once again to press for the accountability of the plunderers. Talking to the media after addressing the JI central workshop for workers at Mansoroa, he said that the learned Chief Justice of Pakistan who was taking suo moto notice on various issues, should also take notice of the huge amounts of plundered wealth lying abroad and take suitable steps for bringing it back to the country.
Sirajul Haq said that more than one hundred and fifty cases of mega scandals were lying with the NAB but the government, the NAB and also the Supreme Court were silent on these. Likewise, no action had so far been initiated against the other 436 persons named in the Panama leaks. He said that the decisions of the PTI government during its first two months had disappointed the people and added to their worries. Such policies needed to be discarded. He said the people had been under the impression that the PTI men must have done necessary homework and they would bring foreign capital but they were wrong.
The JI chief said that the country was not facing any emergency or any catastrophe but within a day, the burden of loans had increased tremendously. The dollar had soared to a record height and the Pak rupee had been reduced to a worthless piece of paper as even Bengali Takka and the Afghani currency had more value. He said that the contradictory statements of the ministers were causing confusion among the people.
He said it...