Lahore: : Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Syed Munawar Hasan, has said that more than one a half billion Muslims all over the world were ready to lay down their lives for the sanctity of the Holy Prophet.
Addressing a huge public meeting at Buner district on Sunday, he stressed upon the rulers to review the country’s foreign policy, make it independent and pull out of the US so called war on terror.
The JI Ameer cautioned the Army Chief Gen. Kayani that military operations in different areas had already created a wedge between the people and the armed forces and if the military operation was started in North Waziristan under US pressure, the results would be disastrous.
Continuing, Syed Munawar Hasan said that freedom of expression did not mean mudslinging or hurling abuses on others, nor somebody could be allowed to hurt the sentiment of the Muslim Ummah.
He made it clear to the rulers that every effort to postpone or delay the elections would be foiled with full public support.
He said that the PPP and its allies had plundered public money during the last four years with both hands, and expressed the hope that the electorate would reject the ruling parties in the next elections.
About the religious parties alliance, he said that for joining hands with the JI, the JUI(F) would have to enter make a written commitment that after elections, it wont lend support to the PPP or any other secular party. He said the JI had made full preparations for the elections and it had left all options open. However, the party would keep in mind its principles and targets while making seat to seat adjustment nor would it make such adjustment with any party that only paid lip service to Islam.
Speaking on the occasion, JI deputy chief, Sirajul Haq, expressed the hope that in the next elections, the JI win the single NA seat and all three PA seats from Buner district giving a clear defeat to the ANP.