Category: Politician   |   Website: www.pat.com.pk   |   Email: info@pat.com.pk   |   Phone: 0092.42.111.140.140
Address: 365 M, Model Town Lahore

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The Pakistan Awami Tehreek commonly known as PAT (Urdu: پاکستان عوامی تحريک‎) (Pakistan People's Movement) is a political party in Pakistan, founded by Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, took part in general elections in 1990 and 2002. PAT chief Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri announced the establishment of PAT on 25 May 1989 in a public meeting at Mochi Gate, Lahore. From 1989 to 1993, Qadri continuously worked as an opposition leader and trying to indicate the government's mistakes and to suggest ways for improving the situation in the political, educational, and economic fields. In 1991, PAT and Tehrik-e-Nifas-e-Fiqh-e-Jafria (a Shia political group) now known as Tehrik-e-Jafaria signed a 'Communique of Unity' to promote social and religious harmony. In another move, PAT for the first time in the political history of Pakistan introduced an idea of "working relationship" between the three national political forces, PAT, TNFJ, and Tehreek-e-Istaqlal. In 1992, he presented a complete working plan for interest-free banking in Pakistan covering all kinds of a national and international transaction which was recognized and appreciated by all sections of the society including industrial and banking professionals


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