Speaking at the Khyber Union of Journalists' Mulaqaat programme here on Friday, he said that the JI believed in peaceful preaching of the faith therefore they had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with
He claimed that the West in the garb of bilateral trade wanted to turn
'There is ideological vacuum in
He said that there were some separatist Muslim movements in
The JI had assured support to
He said that there were 40 million Muslims in
There was revolt in the society against western culture and now it had paved way for Talibanisation and extremism. He said that Islamic system could not be promulgated by implementing Sharia in a small part of the country like in Malakand region.
He proposed that political parties should chalk out a code of conduct like the Charter of Democracy to protect society from polarisation. Mr Hussain advised that political parties should focus on workers' training. He said that workers should think above their parties' interests and give priority to the national interest.
Mr Hussain said that the JI had sacrificed its ideological stand for national interest and signed the 1973 Constitution despite certain reservations. He claimed that the JI was the only party which had maintained discipline, democratic values and properly trained its workers.
There was no other party in the country which regularly conducted party elections to choose office-bearers from top to bottom on merit. The leaders and workers of the JI were accountable for their acts.
He dispelled the impression that the JI was a pro-establishment party and claimed that it always opposed status quo in society.
Responding to another question he alleged that the establishment served interests of the