JI confirms participation in PAT-led Mall Road protest

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has confirmed participation in Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led protest of the opposition starting from Wednesday against the government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) over alleged injustice in Model Town tragedy.
While addressing the media in Lahore, JI chief said that free and fair elections and accountability of lawmakers are necessary. He confirmed that the political front is going to support PAT, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) among opposition parties in their protest against the ruling PML-N.
The opposition parties are to hold a demonstration outside Punjab Assembly, blocking Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam also known as Mall Road, starting from tomorrow.
JI chief said that free and fair elections and accountability of the influential lot would bring prosperity in Pakistan.
While talking about Zainab murder case, Haq demanded an exemplary punishment for the rapist who murderer seven-year-old girl in Kasur last week.
JI chief also talked about United States (US) president Donald Trump’s anti-Pakistan moves and said that the anti-Pakistan remarks are failures of Pakistan’s foreign policy.
He added that the government of PML-N has failed on every front.