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JUI-F postpones Dec 19 countrywide protest call ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Tuesday postponed its countrywide protest call on December 19 against the killing of its leader Dr Mahmood Khalid Soomro and attacks on party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.Addressing a press conference here, JUI-F leaders Akram Khan Durrani who is also Federal Minister for Housing and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri, Minister of State for Postal Services, said the JUI-F strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, in which several innocent children were killed.They said that in order to express solidarity with the bereaved families of innocent children, the JUI-F leadership had decided to postpone the countrywide protest call.They expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives and prayed for early recovery of the injured.Terming the incident a big tragedy, they said the JUI-F equally shared the grief with the victim families.Durrani said that the attack was a failure of the provincial government. ...

CM urges national unity among political parties LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday urged all political and religious parties to shed their petty issues and show a complete national unity.Speaking to the media at the PML-N Model Town Secretariat, the chief minister condemned the Peshawar Army School attack and said it was a biggest national tragedy.He said every Pakistani was shocked and sad over the barbaric act which had aired a wave of sorrow across the country. Copyright APP (Associated ...
CM condemns Peshawar school massacre, announces 3 day mourning HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has condemned the terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families of the school children. The CM also announced 3 days of mourning in the province at the 17th annual convocation of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in Jamshoro on Tuesday. "We salute the armed forces for their courage and resolve to fight the menace of terrorism. We ...
Pervaiz Rashid condemns inhuman, barbaric attack on school ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorists attack on a school in Peshawar.In a statement the minister termed the cowardly act of killing and making hostage to innocent students and teachers as inhuman and barbaric. He said that terrorists cannot deter the nations's resolve to root out the menace of terrorism from the country. The minister expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of ...
Nayyer, Sabir condemn attack on school in Peshawar ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate, Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari and Deputy Chairman Senate, Sabir Ali Baloch on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a school situated on Warsak Road in Peshawar which resulted in loss of innocent lives and termed it a cowardly act.In a statement issued here, they also prayed to Allah Almighty for early recovery of those who sustained injured in the attack.The Chairman and Deputy Chairman Senate sympathized with the victim families.Leader of ...
Defence minister condemns Peshawar incident ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence, Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Minister for Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain have strongly condemned terrorist attack on School in Peshawar on Tuesday in which precious human lives were lost.While denouncing the attack, the Ministers said that it was highly barbaric to shed the blood of innocent people.They said that terrorists wanted to create panic and destabilize the country but they would not be allowed to succeed in their evil designs.The ...
Khursheed Shah condemns Peshawar incident ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah have strongly condemned terrorist attack on School in Peshawar on Tuesday in which precious human lives were lost.In a statement issued here, he expressed his profound grief over the loss of precious lives of youngsters who had to be the future of the country.On this occasion, he urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government to focus on the security and safety of its people ...


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