LAHORE – Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan has unveiled three nominees for the forthcoming election to select the new leader of the party.
In a statement issued from Lahore, party spokesperson Qaiser Sharif provided details regarding the election of the Ameer (chief) of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. President of the Election Commission Jamaat-e-Islami, Rashid Naseem, has officially announced the three candidates to guide the party members through this pivotal decision.
The nominees presented by the President Election Commission include the current Ameer, Sirajul Haq, the present General Secretary, Liaquat Baloch, and Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi, Hafiz Naeemur Rehman.
Qaiser Sharif, the spokesperson of Jamaat-e-Islami, mentioned that party members will have the opportunity to cast their votes for a candidate of their choice for the position of central emir, in addition to the three proposed names.
All stages of the election process for the Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan are expected to be completed by March 31, 2024, with the official results set to be announced by the President Election Commission.
Highlighting the party’s commitment to democratic processes, the spokesperson emphasized that, in accordance with the constitution, regular elections are held at all levels within Jamaat-e-Islami, ensuring that the Ameer is elected every five years.