ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday strongly condemning the terrorist attack in Quetta vowed not to let such cowardly incidents disturb the peace of country.
President Dr Alvi said “enemies of the nation” wanted to create unrest in the country through their nefarious designs.
He said the culprits, who committed this heinous act in the blessed month of Ramazan, were the enemies of country and Islam. The president prayed for the departed souls to rest in peace and for the grant of patience to the bereaved families. In a separate message, the prime minister said the nation would remain alert to all internal and external threats.
“Our nation has made great sacrifices in defeating terrorism and we will not to allow this scourge to rise again,” he wrote in his tweet.
The prime minister said he was deeply saddened by the loss of innocent lives in the condemnable and cowardly terrorist attack.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan also directed the Ministry of Interior to hold an in-depth investigation into the bomb blast incident and consider all aspects in this regard.