Fazalur Rahman should part ways with looters and plunderers: Dr Firdous

Dunya News

She said JUI-F chiefs support for looters was against the Islamic teachings.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazalur Rahman should become a real  Rahber  (leader) of the nation by parting ways with looters and plunderers.

Talking to media outside Parliament House in Islamabad this evening (Monday), she said that the JUI-F chief’s support for looters was against the Islamic teachings, adding that he was using seminaries  students as a shield for coming into power.

The SAPM strongly condemned the arrest of PTI MNA Alamgir Khan in Karachi, saying that all was being done in the name of democracy.

Dr Firdous said that Sindh government was using different tactics to suppress its political opponents.

Regarding minorities, the special assistant went on to say that constitution and law of Pakistan guarantee equal rights to minorities, adding that a sizeable white portion in national flag depicts the number of minorities living in the country.

She said Minorities Day on August 11 will remember the contribution of minorities in development and progress of the country, adding that Pakistan always acknowledged national services rendered by the minority community, adding the country was incomplete without it.

Referring to situation in Sindh, she said the provincial government has adopted the strategy of crushing the opponents. She said such tactics by the Sindh government are not serving the purpose of democracy.