The Jamaat-ud-Dawa will now be called Milli Muslim League Pakistan. The JuD which is the financial wing of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba decided to effect the name change took the call due to extreme pressure from the United States.
The chief of these outfits, Hafiz Saeed who is an accused in the Mumbai 26/11 attack decided that the Milli Muslim League Pakistan will be a political outfit.
The social media is flooded with posters regarding the launch of the new outfit. “Hamari Siyasat, Khidmat Insaniyat (Our politics is for serving humanity)” reads one of the posters of Milli Muslim League Pakistan. This development comes close on the heels of the ouster of Nawaz Sharif as the prime minister of Pakistan in connection with the Panama Papers case