Lahore: The three day Ijtema (congregation) of the Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, at the Minar e Pakistan will commence with a spirited address by the chief of the Akhwanul Muslimoon at the Juma (Friday) prayer, according to the schedule announced here on Monday.
Ameer, JI, Pakistan, Sirajul Haq, will present a “Peoples Agenda” after the Asr prayers on the opening day, aiming at building Pakistan into a truly Islamic welfare state. In all, there would be ten sessions during the three day moot.
On the second day, there would be an international session at which leaders and representatives of the Muslim movements and different Muslim countries would address. On the same day, there would be an international Women conference at which representatives of Women organizations from all over the world would participate. There would also be a national session on the same (second) day which would be attended by leaders of major political and religious parties of the country. There would be special sessions on “the Message of the Quran and Sunnah” on the both days.
On the concluding day (Sunday), at one p.m. the JI chief, Sirajul Haq would unfold his line of action for the revival of the Pakistan movement, the strategy to realize the real objectives before the struggle for this separate Muslim homeland.
The students wings of the JI, the Islami Jamiat e Talaba and the Jamiat e Talaba e Arabia, besides the JI youth body, Shabab e Milli, will present special programmes at the Ijtema.
According to the programme, the participants would stay in the camps set up at the venue of the Ijtema throughout. They would be awakened before Fajr prayer, and the Fajr prayer would be followed by Dars e Quran and Dars e Hadith, The programme would begin at nine a.m. on Saturday and Sunday and continue till late at night with breaks for prayer and meals. The participants would be served meals at the Ijtema.
The programme was reviewed by the media committee for the Ijtema headed by the JI central Information Secretary, Ameerul Azeem, on Monday.