The Jamaat-e-Islami on Saturday announced holding National Conference in Islamabad on September 28 in view of the threats facing the country in general and the Karachi situation in particular.
JI Secretary General, Liaqat Baloch, while making the announcement at a press conference in the federal capital, said that prominent political and religious leaders besides leaders of the civil society had been invited to the moot.
He said that the country was passing through a critical situation but there was no serious attempt from the government quarters to meet the challenge. He said that once again, the Prime Minister had called a national conference although the recommendations of such earlier moots were never implemented.
He said there was temporary calm in Karachi only due to the suo moto notice by the Supreme Court but the national leadership must sit together to find out ways and means for a permanent peace in the port city and the economic hub of the country.
Liaqat Baloch said that the enemy forces were trying hard to weaken this country under an international agenda. H said the national conference would send a message of solidarity for the people of Karachi that they were not alone as the whole nation shared their worries.
Referring to the US threats, he said these were part of the greater plan to weaken this country and grab its nuclear arsenal for building up Indian as regional power. The nation must understand the enemy game, he added.
He deplored that the Pakistani rulers had brought this country to such a low only in their greed for dollars. (SANA)