JI recommends special seats for overseas Pakistanis



Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Siraj-ul-Haq has recommended special seats for overseas Pakistanis and advised Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to return to assemblies. The JI amir, Siraj-ul-Haq, talking to media persons in Lahore on Friday said that overseas Pakistanis send over Rs30 remittances, and they should not be deprived of their right to vote. There should be special seats for overseas Pakistanis in the National Assembly, he added.

Siraj also advised the PTI to come back to the assemblies and play the role of tough and effective opposition. The JI chief also urged for a proportional representation system in Paksitan.

Siraj-ul-Haq added that the Rs30 hike in petroleum prices is a suicide attack by that government. Prices of everyday use items would skyrocket following the increase in fuel prices, he added. The JI head rejected the fuel price hike and announced to protest against it on Sunday.

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