Abdul Khaliq Qureshi Abbottabad
Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani, former chairman of the Islamic Ideological Council and leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, has said that the future of religious political parties is in jeopardy due to lies and breach of promises by the leadership.
Instead of overthrowing the government and strengthening the establishment, they should give the present government a chance to come to power for the next term to strengthen democracy.
He expressed these views while addressing a press conference at the residence of Pir Syed Alamzeb Shah.
Apart from host Pir Alamzeb Shah, local leaders of Jamiat including Dr Abdul Rehman and former National Assembly candidate from Batgram Fayyaz Khan were also present on the occasion.
He said that the PDM and the government have the same power at their head and both of them are engaged in fulfilling their objectives.
He said that the parties in the PDM are active in protecting their interests and that is why we should join it.
While the opposition and the Establishment are seeking to divide the country, the opposition needs to give the current government one more chance to prevent the Establishment from gaining strength.
The question of the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan In response, he said that the United States, which emerged as the only power after the Russian withdrawal, had become the world’s leader who wanted to change the maps of the colonial powers of the last century.
While our establishment is playing the role of a tool of the West. On the question of division in Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, he said that in 2014, there was a difference of opinion within the party due to Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s escape from the elections.
Because they are very greedy for wealth and position. “Every member has the right to take part in the party elections and we demanded that those responsible for breach of the promise made in terms of membership and organization be brought to book, which was not accepted,” he said.
However, he denied defeat in any election in the party and said that no such incident had taken place.
In response to a question about the future of religious political parties, he said that their future was due to constant lies and breach of promises.