Sirajul Haq replaces Munawar Hassan as chief of Jamaat-e-Islami

He will hold the position for the next five years.

Web Desk March 30, 2014
31,301 members were sent ballot for voting, of which 25,533 members voted in secret balloting, with the majority voting in favour of Sirajul Haq. PHOTO: INP/FILE

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) member Sirajul Haq has been elected as the new chief of the party for the next five years, Express News reported on Sunday.

31,301 members of the party were sent ballots, of which 25,533 members voted in secret balloting, with the majority voting in favour of Sirajul Haq.

JI leadership met at the party’s central office today where the announcement was made. Haq will formally take the oath for his position as party chief on April 7.

Haq is currently the Finance Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Munawar Hassan and Liaquat Baloch were also running for the position.



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expaki | 6 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Ch. Allah Daad: Chaudhary Sahib, JI is not a political party, but a cult. something like one in john town, which made world news headings for months.

Sami | 6 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@Ch. Allah Daad... What is your ideology that we should accept?

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