KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman on Friday urged Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and other parties to build a consensus on post of mayor of Karachi, ARY News reported.
Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman made the statement while addressing a rally regarding Youm-e-Tashakur observed by JI after winning local government polls in Karachi (LG).
He called on all political parties to work with JI for the betterment of Karachi.
Hafiz Naeem urged political parties to join hands with JI to bring positive changes in the metropolis.
He added that JI is not bound to make an alliance with any political party in Karachi but other parties should come forward to join hands with Jamaat-e-Islami (JI).
The JI Karachi chief dispelled the impression that the JI is bound to make an alliance with the PPP to get funds for the development of Karachi. He said JI knows well how to counter the ruling PPP.
He assured that Jamaat-e-Islami will work with full capacity and more than powers in the LG set-up and will continue its struggle to seek more powers for the local bodies. Hafiz Naeem vowed that Jamaat-e-Islami will not let down the people of Karachi.
Hafiz Naeem said that Jamaat-e-Islami has sincere and qualified LG representatives who know how to deliver in feasible and non-feasible situations.
He expressed confidence that the Jamaat-e-Islami mayor would be elected in Karachi in the coming days.
He also announced a meeting with the leadership of PTI in Karachi and all other political parties with elected representatives of the LG to reach a consensus on the mayoralty of Karachi, besides inviting them to make joint efforts to bring a positive change in the city- port.