LAHORE: Minorities termed as the”Beauty of Pakistan” by a predominant Muslim political party of Pakistan.
Secretary General of Jamaat e Islami JI, Liaqat Baloch, has termed the minorities as the beauty of Pakistan. What’s more, he said,” their role in the stability and progress of the country could not be ignored.” Liaqat Baloch expressed these views while addressing a corner meeting in his electorate in company with the Jamaat e Islami candidate for the minorities, Mehmud Gill,
In addition, Liaqat Baloch said that the” JI had always raised voice for the rights of the minorities and interfaith harmony.” He added that,” the JI had supported the joint elections in order to create confidence in the minorities.”
At this occasion, the Jamaat e Islami leader also added that the parties in rule during last five years; have heaped up problems of the masses and inflation, unemployment, terrorism, lawlessness, poverty and load shedding are their gifts and had made the life of the people miserable.
Mehmud Gill, the minority candidate from the party said that,” the JI and Liaqat Baloch had always supported the demands of the minorities.” He further illustrated that,” the JI was the only party that had extended practical help to the Christian minority in the Badami Bagh tragedy. “
Liaqat Baloch Bawala born in 1952 is an eminent political leader of Pakistan. He is originally from Muzaffargarh, a remote area of southern Punjab.He played an active role in student politics in the late 1970s .He was elected president of the Students Union at the University of the Punjab in 1976. He was also elected as all Pakistan president of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba in 1977 and 1978. He holds an MA (Mass Communication) and LLB degree from the University of the Punjab. He was a member of the Pakistani parliament in 1985, 1990 and 2002. Liaqat Baloch is based in Lahore and is the Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan’s Islamic religio-political party. He was also the secretary-general of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and the deputy leader of the opposition in the National Assembly.