Siraj in last ditch efforts for reconciliation


ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Monday said there was a consensus among the political parties that the assemblies should not be dissolved rather protected.
Talking to a private TV channel, he said his party was making efforts for continuity of assemblies and to resolve the issues between the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
To a question about the decision of PTI to resign from national, Punjab and Sindh assemblies, Sirajul Haq said Jamaat-e-Islami was trying to pave the way. 
He said efforts would be made to convince PTI to reconsider its decision, although they were independent in taking a decision.
He said there were many other serious problems, including the issue of the IDPs of North Waziristan Agency and that attention must be given to those issues. He said there was a way in constitution to change the government, adding that the system should run smoothly as any mishap could damage democracy.
Separately, Sirajul Haq held a meeting with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. The JI chief also contacted PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Shireen Mazari and Arif Alvi and exchanged views on existing political situation. 

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