Published On: Mon, Mar 28th, 2016

PM, President, Shahbaz Sharif, Imran Khan & others strongly condemns terrorism in Lahore



Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Sunday strongly condemned the blast incident in Lahore.In a press statement on Sunday, the Prime minister expressed his grief and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives.He also directed the authorities concerned to ensure special medical care to the injured, said PM Office Media Wing.

President Mamnoon Hussain Sunday strongly condemned the act of terrorism at Gulshan Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that such cowardice acts could not shake the nation’s resolve against the menace of extremism and terrorism.He said security and safety to the life and property of each citizen would be ensured and the operation Zarb-e-Azb would continue till elimination of the terrorism.The government would fully protect its citizens, he added.In his condolence message to the bereaved families, the President said that the nation’s sacrifices against extremism would not go waste.

Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Gulshan Iqbal Park Lahore, claiming many precious lives.In a condemnation message, Khan expressed deep grief on loss of lives in the blast.

Senior PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi also condemned the bomb blast outside the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore.In condemnation message, he expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives in the bomb blast.

Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabani and Deputy Chairman Senate Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri on Sunday strongly condemned bomb blast in Lahore Gulshan-e-Iqbal.In a condemnation message, they expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the blast.

Leader of the House in the Senate Raja Muhammad Zafar ul Haq and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Ch. Aitezaz Ahsan have strongly condemned the blast in Lahore and termed it cowardly act.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday declared three days of mourning in the province over a suicide blast that killed more than 50 people in Lahore.

National flag to fly half mast

The national flag will fly half mast on all public/official buildings in the provinvial capital for three days in mourning of the victims of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park blast.
District Coordination Officer (DCO) Lahore Capt (R) Muhammad Usman, in a notification here Sunday, also announced that all city markets and bazaars would remain closed on Monday to show respects to the victims and solidarity with the bereaved families.


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology