Ahmad Nawaz Anjum addresses press conference in Bahawalpur

Amir of MQI Punjab Ahmad Nawaz Anjum addressed a press conference in a local hotel of Bahawalpur on June 23, 2012. Ahmad Hassan Farooqi, Ch Sohail Kamran Advocate, Dr Muhammad Amir, Ch Muhammad Israr Advocate and other leaders of MQI Bahawalpur were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Ahmad Nawaz Anjum said that the country was confronted with various crises. He said that corruption was hold sway and national institutions had been hugely undermined. He said that people’s lives had been shattered due to skyrocketing inflation, load-shedding and deteriorating law and order situation. He said that corrupt and outdated electoral system had eroded people’s hopes for a better tomorrow. He said that vast disconnect characterized the country where the rich were getting richer while the poor were getting poorer. He said that political elite was busy in politicking while the entire country and its people were going to dogs.

Throwing light on the purpose of his visit to Southern Punjab, Ahmad Nawaz Anjum said that he had come to Southern Punjab to organize Workers Conventions as part of MQI’s drive for public awareness. He said that the purpose of these Conventions was to activate the workers so that MQI’s message for change could be communicated to the masses effectively. He said that briefing on the historic welcome of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri on November 4 was also part of the agenda. He told that the gathering of 2 million people at Minar-e-Pakistan would prove that only Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri is the revolutionary leader who wanted to rid the country of its myriad crises.

Ahmad Nawaz Anjum answered questions of journalists. He said that change could not come about without accountability.