Liaquat Baloch to lead JI ‘Islamic Caravan’ on June 24


KARACHI: Jamaat-e Islami would produce Islamic caravan on Jun 24 at 3pm from Qauidabad to Korangi Crossing. JI Central Secretary General Liaquat Baloch would lead the Caravan. The caravan is meant to create awareness among the people of the city.

Muhammad Hussain Mahenti announced this in a press conference held at Idara-e Noor-e Haq Wednesday. JI District Bin Qasim Chief Abdul Jameel also addressed the press conference.. JI Karachi Chapter General Secretary Naseem Siddiqui and Information Secretary Zahid Askari were also present on the occasion.

Mahenti said that change of personalities while keeping the existing system intact would never bring prosperity in people’s lives. Poverty, ever escalating prices of essential commodities, prolonged load shedding, lawlessness and corruption would never get ceased. In the prevailing situation, JI had been striving to make the people aware of their rights and obligations and in this regard, the party had held large scale public gathering on various occasion in the city.

As it was the continuous process, the party had decided to produce a caravan so as to impart more awareness among the people of the city and in this regard, the Islamic Caravan would be produced on Jun 24 starting from Qauidabad to Korangi Crossing under the leadership of Liaquat Baloch, the Secretary General of Jamaat-e Islami Pakistan.

While explaining the purpose of the Islamic caravan, Mahenti said that the JI believed that it was only Islam that could resolve people’s grievances and country’s crises, he said.

JI was a party of loyal, highly educated and organised people, which had been in the Provincial and National Assemblies and Senate of the country. Abdul Sattar Afghani and Naimatullah Khan Advocate had been Lord Mayors of the city.

The Islamic Caravan would prove a motivation-oriented event that would encompass the populous of the outskirts of the city from Korangi, Landhi, Qauidabad, Pipri, Gulshan-e Hadeed and Gakhar Phatak. The Caravan would send strong waves to the politics of the city, he said.

In order to ensure the Caravan would be a historical event, JI had already taken steps to take peoples from different walks of life including traders, industrialists businessmen, lawyers, doctors, labourers and workers of political and religious parties. The Islamic caravan would help peace and tranquility prevail in the city, he said.