Karachi suicide blast: Shehbaz shares grief of bereaved

By: News Desk
Published: 07:59 PM, 26 Apr, 2022
Karachi suicide blast: Shehbaz shares grief of bereaved
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad and expressed sorrow and grief over the Karachi blast tragedy.

The premier also wrote a special message of condolence to Chinese President Xi Jinping and reiterated Pakistan’s anti-terror resolve.

He said: “The Pakistanis are in a state of shock and grief over the brutal attack on their Iron Brothers. We extend our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the government, people and families of the victims.

“We strongly condemn this act of terrorism. Pakistan is determined to eradicate all forms of terrorism. We will investigate the incident expeditiously and bring to book the culprits at the earliest.”

He said Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has been directed to reach Karachi tomorrow to gear up the probe process.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued directives to beef up the security of the Chinese in Pakistan. He was accompanied by Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, information minister, State for External Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar, and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took to Twitter to condemn the attack.

"I am deeply grieved on the loss of precious lives including of our Chinese friends in the heinous attack in Karachi today.

"I strongly condemn this cowardly act of terrorism," Sharif said, adding "the perpetrators will surely be brought to justice".