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Pakistan

Web Desk
July 17, 2018

Harkat-ul Mujahideen founder Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil joins PTI

Pakistan

Web Desk
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar has announced that the founder of banned Harkat-ul Mujahideen Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil has joined his party.

The news was publicized on the official Facebook page of the NA-54 aspirant in Islamabad, stating that the current leader of Ansar-ul-Umma and numerous of his allies and clerics have pledged their support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

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“Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil along with his several companions and scholars has announced his support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf,” read the statement.

The declaration was made during the presence of the PTI leader.

The social media post also conveyed Khalil’s intentions to “stay committed in ensuring that Pakistan takes the necessary steps required to turn the country into an Islamic democratic state.”