LAHORE, MAR 21 – Jamaat-e-Islami has parted ways with the Muttahida Majlise Amal (MMA), an alliance of five religious parties.
Liaqat Baloch, acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, has formally informed the leadership of the MMA that the JI would contest the elections in the country from its own platform and under its own banner and election symbol.
The decision was communicated to the MMA leadership at a meeting of the religious alliance in Islamabad on Wednesday.
Liaqat Baloch however assured the MMA leadership that the JI would support the religious parties on all religious matters including the safeguarding the Islamic identity of the country, the Islamic laws and the abolition of interest.
Liaqat Baloch said that the PTI government was a continuous failure on the economic front. Inflation had increased while the inland revenue receipts had fallen. Price hike, unemployment and lawlessness besides utilities bills had increased at an alarming rate.