ISLAMABAD: The chairman and co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday condemned the brutal attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city during Friday prayers.
Bilawal Bhutto took to Twitter and condemned the brutal attack on the mosques in Christchurch.
He tweeted on his timeline; “Condemn in the strongest possible terms, the barbaric, violent act of terrorism at a mosque in Christchurch New Zealand.”
Condemn in the strongest possible terms, the barbaric, violent act of terrorism at a mosque in Christchurch New Zealand. Unfortunate rise in white supremacist
& Islamaphobic attacks. Thoughts and prayers with the victims & people of New Zealand.
— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) March 15, 2019
“Unfortunate rise in white supremacist & Islamaphobic attacks,” he added.
“Thoughts and prayers with the victims & people of New Zealand,” he further added.
His Father and former president Asif Ali Zardari in a statement also condemned the brutal attack on the mosques Christchurch city of New Zealand.
He also demanded the federal government to establish contact with the Pakistanis living in New Zealand.
He also insisted the international community to take concrete measures to get rid of this menace of terrorism.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi also shared his grievance over the incident and said that the government of Pakistan is with New Zealand and its people in these hard times.
Strongly condemn the heinous mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved and their families. We are trying to ascertain whether any Pakistanis have been killed in the attack. Terrorism has no religion and a terrorist no country.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) March 15, 2019
Opposition leader in the National Assembly and President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) also condemned on the attack over two mosques in New Zealand.
Earlier today, at least 40 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in a mass shooting incident at two mosques in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch with Bangladeshi cricketers narrowly escaping the attack unhurt.