Lahore: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the federal and the Punjab governments were creating obstacles in the path of NAB with the claim that the Punjab government was corruption free. He was talking to the media after addressing a large Friday congregation at Liberty Market mosque.
Sirajul Haq said the Prime Minister had asked NAB not to lay hands on innocent people in the Punjab nor defame them. In fact, he said, the rulers did not want their plunder to come to public eye. He said that even the judiciary came under pressure. He said if the judiciary had worked in accordance with the wishes of the masses, the country would by now be having the rule of the constitution and the law and the supremacy of the judiciary.
He said that corruption could be completely wiped out if the government so desired. However,he said, that the rulers were littered with corruption from head to foot and this also gave a change to the bureaucracy and government institutions to plunder public money. The rulers had built palaces abroad and the Pakistanis were the biggest buyers of property in the US, Britain, France and the Gulf states. He said that corruption to the tune of Rs. 1600 billion had come to surface on in the energy and water sector. He said that the institutions were inefficient and paralyzed only because of the rulers’ policies due to which the masses had to suffer.
Sirajul Haq however said that the entire nation wanted to see the country free from corruption,and expressed the hope that the JI’s Corruption Free “drive would attract the masses in large numbers. He said the JI had entire record of the corruption mafias and would soon bring this to the media and expose the corrupt.