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Chinese Communists in Deal with Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami

Friday 20 February 2009, by siawi


The News International (Pakistan), February 17, 2009

Our correspondent


Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan and Chinese ruling Communist Party have signed a memorandum of understanding which says that both parties will collaborate in the fields of justice, development, security and solidarity. Following a weeklong visit to China, the seven members JI delegation signed the memorandum in Beijing, says a message received from JI office.

JI secretary general Syed Munawar Hasan and Secretary Foreign Affairs of Communist Party of China, Lio Hong Sai, signed the memorandum. Both parties have agreed upon four principles including independence, equality, and mutual respect and not to interfere in the internal matters of each country.

The document praised the principled stance of China on Kashmir issue and reiterated that this stance and vital cooperation of China will continue. It also expressed gratitude to China’s support to Pakistan at every world forum and both sides agreed that this valuable diplomatic and political support would continue.

The Memo expressed satisfaction over economic and developmental cooperation between the two countries and assured this journey for regional stability and prosperity will be carried on in future. Both sides assured full support to China’s national and geographical unity, and fully backed China’s stance on Taiwan, Tibet and Xin Jiang issues. JI Pakistan ameer Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Liaqat Baloch, Prof. Mohammad Ibrahim, Sirajul Haq, Abdul Ghaffar Aziz and Asif Luqman Qazi were also present on the occasion.


The News International (Pakistan), February 11, 2009

By Our Correspondent

LEADERS of Jamaat-e-Islami woman wing have strongly criticized the decision of allocating 50 per cent job quota for women by the Senate Standing Committee for women welfare, terming it highly dangerous and destructive for the family system and values.

JI woman wing secretary general Rukhsana Jabeen, Sameea Raheel Qazi, ex-MNA and chairman JI Woman Commission Aafia Sarwar alleged that pro-west women elite wanted to pull Pakistani women out of their homes to act as cynosure of all eyes. They reminded that the family system of western societies were totally destroyed along with family values because they made women to work hand in hand with men in all fields, reducing women to just a money making machine.

The JI women stressed that the moral degeneration caused by such greed undermined the western societies. They stressed that making women do jobs along with men was not necessary for national development because working women could not bring up and train their children properly that caused far greater problems than the meager money they earn. Instead, they said proper education and training of young generations and women’s role in achieving that objective was vitally important for national development.

They emphasized that Allah Almighty has fixed responsibility to earn livelihood on men, and not women. They said they were not against jobs of women since women could do jobs in education, health and other related sectors.

Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker of Chinese parliament Ismail Tiliwaldi has stated that Pak-Sino friendship is strong, everlasting, comprehensive and above all kinds of differences. He said the visit of high level delegation of Jamaat-e-Isalmi would further strengthen the bilateral relations of the two countries.

He was talking to the members of visiting JI delegation headed by Qazi Hussain Ahmad which held a meeting with him.

Qazi Hussain Ahmad, talking to the Deputy Speaker of Chinese National Peoples Conference and other office-bearers of the ruling party, said the Pak-Sino friendship was vital for the establishment of peace in the region and stability of the two countries. He said every Pakistani was proud of this friendship and both the countries had never allowed any harm to be caused to the bilateral confidence. He emphasized that Pakistan and China had always remained unanimous at every world forum and were in unison on every national and regional issue.

Qazi Hussain Ahmad noted that the bilateral friendship grew stronger with every passing day, whether a natural calamity or conspiracy by external or internal enemy. He praised the efforts of China for the solution of Kashmir issue and expressed hopes that Beijing would play due role in making India implement UN resolutions on the issue.

While welcoming JI delegation, Chinese Deputy Speaker expressed gratitude for Jamaat-e-Islami and Pakistan for sending such an important delegation to China. He said every citizen was entitled to freedom, and the nation believed in equality. He said 56 ethnic communities, living in China, accorded priority to mutual cooperation and national security over everything else.

The Chinese officials stressed the need for more development projects for strengthening the bilateral relations. They said construction of Friendship Highway had enhanced economic and social cooperation between the two countries and expressed the desire to construct more highways up to Islamabad and Arabian sea. Pakistani ambassador to China Masood Khan was also present during the meeting.