Karachi: President of Islamic Lawyers Forum (ILF) and senior lawyer of Supreme Court of Pakistan Ghulam Qadir Jatoi (Advocate) on Friday met with Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman at Idara-e-Noor Haq and presented his newly launched book ‘Sood ki Nahusat’ (The filth of interest) to JI Karachi Chief.
On the occasion, Ghulam Qadir Jatoi has also given a short brief about the topics included in the book against the interest (loan) system. JI Information Secretary Zahid Askari was also present on the occasion. JI Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem lauded the efforts of senior lawyer in order to create awareness of the bad affects of interest (loan) system in the society.
Speaking at the occasion, Hafiz Naeem said that the interest (loan) was an evil of the society, adding that it was an open war with Almighty Allah and His Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).
He further stressed upon the interest free economy, adding that it was imperative to boost the national economy of the country by eliminating the interest (loan) system.
Ghulam Qadir Jatoi said that the former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary had re-opened the case against interest (loan) system and the case was in Federal Shariat Court after 11 years, but the present government is continued to adopt delaying tactics in this regard.
He further said that the interviews and important clauses of the judges have also included in the book as references in which the honorable judges had given solutions to the government that how can it retrieves its economy from the interest (loan) system within a year time.
He said that the PML-N government has an opportunity to rectify its mistake which it had done in its previous tenure in connection with filed an appeal against the court verdict of abolition interest (loan) system.
On the occasion, Ghulam Qadir Advocate also presented a ‘tafseer’, “The Fundamental Law of Human Life” written by Akbar Shah Advocate, which was compiled by (Late) A K Barohi and published by Hamdard Foundation.