Munawar believes that govt, Pakistan Army and Taliban are on same page


WEB DESK – The chief of Jamat-e-Islami Syed Munawar Hasan has claimed that government, army and Taliban are on the same page which is finally a good sign for the future of Pakistan.

Hasan was addressing to the media personnel in Karachi at the Press Club when he cited the vital role of foreign policy as an important factor to bring peace in the country.

He stressed that country’s foreign policy should be revisited as success of peace talks is linked with that one factor.

Hasan also reiterated his party’s longstanding stance over military operation that use of force would only deteriorate the condition and negotiations was the only way forward. “Military operation would push the country into darkness. History is evident that such operations had produced devastating consequences for the country,” he added.

The Jamat-e-Islami is the largest organized religious-political party of Pakistan. JI supports the participation of Pakistani mujahideen (holy warriors) in Afghan Jihad of 1970s, independence movement of Kashmir and also condemns wrongful removal of Muhammed Morsi’s government in the Egypt. JI often allies itself with hardliners on the issue of relations with Western world and India. Currently JI is the coalition partner with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lead government in Khyber Paktunkhwa (KPK).

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