Bannu: Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI). Siraj ul Haq on Sunday. Under the leadership of Pakistan Democratic Movement. Criticized the federal government for its failure to control inflation and provide some relief to the poor people suffering from record inflation.
Addressing the workers’ convention here, he said. That the parties included in the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) have been protesting against the former federal government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf for failing to provide relief to the people. Still facing back-breaking inflation. Even the current rulers have failed to alleviate the sufferings of the poor since they came back to power. Sirajul Haque said that inflation has reached a record level. But the rulers did not bother to consider the plight of the poor people.
He said that the Pakistani rupee has weakened considerably against the US dollar.
While foreign exchange reserves have reached a record low level. Jamaat-e-Islami Provincial President Professor Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, General Secretary Maulana Abdul Wasi and other party leaders also spoke on the occasion. Sirajul Haq further said that the PDM government had promised to reduce the period of electricity load shedding but this promise has not been fulfilled yet. He said that people are facing long power outages during hot summer days. The JI chief recalled that People’s Party leader Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had invited him to join the PDM, but he linked his joining with the implantation of a true Islamic system in the country. He further said that PDM has failed to fulfill the promises made to the people. Turning his guns on PTI, he said that the party led by Imran Khan ruled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for nine years but it did not do so. Implemented a single mega uplift project for the benefit of the local population