Raza Rabbani takes charge as acting President of Pakistan

Raza Rabbani takes charge as acting President of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 4 (APP): Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani

Monday assumed the responsibilities of the acting president upon his

return from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah.

"The Chairman Senate has arrived in the morning after

performing the Umrah and taken charge of the acting president," said

a press release issued by the Senate secretariat.

Meanwhile, the acting president expressed grief and sorrow

over the damages caused by recent flood in Chitral and sympathised

with the affected family.

He directed all the departments concerned to extend every all

possible asssistance to the flood-affected families.

He also strongly condemned the bomb attack in the Iraqi city

of Baghdad. He said that terrorism was an international issue and it

should be eliminated with coordinate and united efforts to protect

lives and property of the people.

Expressing sympathy with the citizen of Iraq, he said "we are

stadnding by the people of Iraq in the hour of grief.