Jamaat-e-Islami organises youth elections to resolve city’s issuesKARACHI:Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Amir Sirajul Haq has said that the party’s ongoing youth elections will foster leadership, which will play an effective role in solving grass root problems of the city. He made this announcement on his Sunday during his visit to Liaquatabad’s Daak Khana Chowrangi where the party is overseeing the second phase of its youth elections. On May 6, JI will hold a large public gathering comprising of the city’s youth and winners of its youth elections, Haq announced, adding that the meeting will also decide future course of action for the party. The second phase of the party’s youth elections saw polls for 105 union councils between 220 panels representing Karachi’s District Central, District East and Bin Qasim Town. Haq lamented that the youth were unemployed and had no hope, despite possessing degrees while more is lost in corruption then what is spent on defence.
Source: The Express Tribune April 16, 2018 04:41 UTC