Pakistan has gone through the menace of terrorism: Arif Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Condemning the horrific attack on mosques in New Zealand, President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan had gone through the menace of terrorism, ARY News reported Friday.
He strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Christchurch.
“I also tell our neighboring country [India] that hate once unleashed is difficult to stop and these are difficult times.” He also tweeted and expressed shock and grief on the horrific massacre in Christchurch mosque.
Shocked and grieved to learn about the horrific massacre in Christchurch Mosque. My prayers for the victims. May their souls rest in peace. My condolences to the families. I pray they have strength to bear this loss. Hate, once unleashed is difficult to stop. Difficult times.
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) March 15, 2019
The president said “his prayers go for the victims. May their souls rest in peace.”
Latest reports suggest that two Pakistanis also lost their lives in the deadly attack.
Meanwhile, at least five Pakistanis were missing after the attacks on mosques in New Zealand, said Pakistan’s deputy high commissioner in Wellington.
The deputy high commissioner said that they were making all-out efforts to find the missing Pakistanis and added that the Christchurch police and hospitals’ management were unable to give any details.
He said that the officials of the high commission were visiting different hospitals and police stations to find out the missing Pakistanis. The deputy high commissioner said that the government had shut all the mosques in New Zealand after the Christchurch attacks.