Pakistan to be prosperous if Islamic way of life adopted, says Siraj

Hala, Sindh: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) amir Senator Sirajul Haq on Friday said that Pakistan will be on its way to progress and prosperity if it adopts the Islamic way of life, adding an Islamic Pakistan guarantees for a prosperous Pakistan.

Addressing a public gathering at Jamia Uloom-ul-Islamia, Mansoora, Hala, Sirajul Haq said that Pakistan was created in the name of Islam, adding adopting the Islamic ways guarantee for a prosperous Pakistan. He said that slogan of a liberal Pakistan came from the West and it is not the slogan of the people of Pakistan.

“Knowledge is light, whereas ignorance is darkness; knowledge that cannot connects with Allah, the Almighty, is darkness,” JI chief said. He urged the writers and scholars to play their role for the promotion of virtues and elimination of evils.

Haq said: “Islamic Pakistan is our ideology and prosperous Pakistan is our slogan.” He asked the JI workers to make this slogan their basic weapon in the election campaign.

He promised equal education system in Pakistan if his party is elected.

The JI leaders Asadullah Bhutto, Rashid Nasim, Dr Mairajul Huda Siddiqui, Hafiz Lutfullah Bhutto and Abdul Waheed Qureshi were also present.

The gathering was attended by a large number of people.