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Creating art makes Munawar go OMG!

Munawar Ali Syed feels like an artist the moment he engages himself in the visual arts, which soothes the “constant feeling of passion and restlessness” inside him. Syed told me in an

Capitalism is dying: Munawar

Ameer Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Munawar Hasana said capitalism is dying at the hands of its own protagonists and Islam is fast emerging as a super power in the world. Addressing the “Ummeed

Munawar Colony lacks facilities

Roads and streets in Munawar Colony, Constituency NA-52, Rawalpindi, is in dilapidated condition while rainwater inundates the streets. The residents of Munawar Colony on Saturday complained that the streets had broken due

Re-opening ZA Bhutto case will open a Pandora’s box: Munawar

LAHORE – Jamaat e Islami chief Syed Munawar Hasan has said that the majority of those desiring reopening of the ZA Bhutto case had been with General Ziaul Haq and supported Bhutto’s hanging. Addressing a press conference at Mansoora, on Wednesday, he said that reopening of the Bhutto’s case would lead to the opening of many Pandora’s boxes including the break-up of Pakistan. He said the PPP government had not been able to track down Benazir Bhutto’s assassins and reopening of Bhutto’s

Munawar warns against military operation

PESHAWAR – Jamaat-e-Islami chief Prof Munawar Hassan on Saturday said the military operations against militants in the tribal areas had not only failed to get their objectives but also increased terrorism and violence.
“All such military actions have failed while the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press releases lack trust and credibility,” the JI central leader remarked while addressing a meet the press programme at the press club here.
Flanked by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

JI’s Munawar asks Fazl to quit Kashmir Committee

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Syed Munawar Hassan asked Parliament’s Special Committee on Kashmir head Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday to resign from his office for his failures on Kashmir issue. Addressing a press conference, he said the parliament’s committee failed in highlighting the Indian state terrorism in the Occupied Kashmir.
He backed the dialogue with India on the Kashmir issue but said that all the negotiations with India so far remained unfruitful

Taseer met his fate: Munawar

LAHORE – Salman Taseer was responsible for what happened to him because he tried to obstruct the functioning of the blasphemy law, Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Syed Munawar Hasan said on Wednesday.
Taseer occupied a high government and yet he violated the blasphemy law by extending support to a woman convicted of blasphemy, he said, adding that he was going to seek the president’s clemency for her while the decision was still pending with the courts.
Taseer had ignored the

RGST being imposed on US wish, says Munawar

LAHORE: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Syed Munawar Hassan on Monday said that the rulers at the centre and in the provinces had agreed on the levy of the RGST under the US dictations as both were in the run to prove their obedience to Washington.
He said this while talking to media at Mansoora after addressing the JI central workshop. He said Opposition’s stance against Reformed General Sale Tax (RGST) was only to befool the masses and if it was sincere to the people, it should

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