KARACHI - Jamaat-e-Islami has announced to observe countrywide protest today against the assassination of former Nazim of Liaquatabad town, Dr Pervez Mehmood.
In addition, Jamaat-e-Islami has called for a strike in Karachi. Various political and religious parties have supported the call of the strike.
On Tuesday, former City Nazim Naimatullah Khan led the funeral prayers of Dr Pervez Mehmood on MA Jinnah Road.
The participants of the funeral chanted slogans against Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the government.
Leaders of several political and religious parties also including PML-N, Awami National Party, Pakistan People’s Party, Muhajir Qaumi Movement and Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal-Jamaat participated in the funeral prayers.