LAHORE: Amir Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq Sunday said that 200 million people were suffering from what he called ‘economic terrorism’ of the rulers and announced to launch a country-wide protest against corruption from May 1.
Addressing a protest sit-in against corruption in the country, the JI Amir said loans are taken by the rulers but it has to be paid back by the people.
He said the almighty has unmasked corrupt rulers in guise of panama papers, adding, if elected to power the JI would launch a crackdown on ‘thieves’ in the parliament if the JI .
Sirajul Haq said the leaders who have suffered from moral degradation should be stripped of the right to govern. “A commission is also needed over moral corruption,” he added.
He said even names of many opposition leaders have come up in Panama Papers, making them think whether to push forth or retreat.
The JI Amir said the government cherry picked the terms of reference for the commission announced by the Prime Minister in a televised address.
Courtesy : TheNews