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Saraj-ul-Haq Resigns from Jamaat-e-Islami Leadership After Failure in General Elections

Jamaat-e-Islami leader Siraj-ul-Haq resigned from the leadership of Jamaat-e-Islami due to failure in the general elections.

In a statement, Siraj-ul-Haq said that despite efforts and hard work, the desired success was not achieved in the elections. Accepting the failure in the elections, he resigned as the leader of Jamaat-e-Islami.

The spokesperson of Jamaat-e-Islami stated that the Secretary-General of the party, Amirul Azeem, has requested a meeting of the Shura (consultative council) on February 17th.
According to the spokesperson, the Shura meeting will assess the situation following Siraj-ul-Haq’s resignation.

It should be noted that the day before, the President of Jamaat-e-Islami’s Election Commission had also announced three names for the selection of a new leader and members.

According to the spokesperson, the three names announced for the new leader of Jamaat-e-Islami include Siraj-ul-Haq, Liaquat Baloch, and Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman. Apart from these three, members can also provide their opinion for the selection of a leader from any member.

The spokesperson revealed that all stages of the selection of the Jamaat-e-Islami leader will be completed by March 31, 2024. In April, the President of the Election Commission, Rashid Nasim, will announce the results.

The Jamaat-e-Islami spokesperson stated that according to the constitution, elections are held at every level of the Jamaat-e-Islami with regularity. The selection of the leader of Jamaat-e-Islami occurs every five years according to the constitution.


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