KARACHI -  Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Sindh Chief Dr Merajul Huda Siddiqui has said that the workers’ convention of JI would be a beacon of hope for the oppressed segments of the society and would encourage them to take stand for their rights.

He expressed these views while addressing a press briefing at Bagh-e-Jinnah on Thursday. Bagh-e-Jinnah is the venue where the convention would be held.

He, accompanied by other JI leaders, reviewed the arrangements at the venue.

On the occasion, he said that at the convention, JI workers would renew their pledge to make Pakistan, a prosperous Islamic state, as per the vision of Quaid-e-Azam.

He said that people from across the Sindh would be attending the event.

Speaking to the media men, JI Central Deputy Chief Asadullah Bhutto said that the convention was being held at a time when the province had become a hub of problems.

He criticised and held PPP responsible for destruction of Sindh.

The JI leader hoped that the convention would strengthen JI's campaign against corruption.

“JI has approached people of Sindh from Karachi to Kashmore,” he said, and appealed to masses to ensure their presence especially in the final session of the event.

JI central leader Rashid Naseem said that Sindh in general and Karachi in particular had been the victims of corruption and injustice.

He vowed that JI would bring peace, stability and progress back to Sindh, particularly to Karachi.