ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain have strongly condemned terror blast outside Punjab Assembly on Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam on Monday that left 16 persons martyred while dozens of others injured.
According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister House, Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack in the strongest of terms and urged the nation to not lose heart and continue their resolve over war on terror. He expressed deep sorrow over martyrdom of Chief Traffic Officer, Deputy Inspector General among seven precious lives in the blast.
Both President and Prime Minister said such dastardly acts cannot shake the resolve of the nation, Radio Pakistan reported. The premier has directed to provide best medical facilities to the injured of the blast.
The President House reported that Mamnoon Hussain has condoled deaths of innocent people. In a separate statement, Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives. He strongly condemned the terror blast. Chairman of the Senate, Raza Rabbani said that cowardly attacks cannot deter resolve of the nation in war on terror.