PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly strongly condemned the recent terror attack in Balochistan and termed the cowardly act an attempt to sabotage peace and tranquility in the country.
Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Sultan Mohammad Khan condemned the blast in Quetta that claimed several innocent lives and said the constitution of Pakistan guarantees protection of life and property to every citizen. He deplored certain elements and forces were involved in sabotage activities in the country.
He said it was a joint responsibility of every citizen to keep eye on suspicious activities and support the government in eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country, adding that these tragic incidents were desperate attempts by anti state elements. He assured the government would bring the culprits of the terrorist blast to justice and would ensure exemplary punishment to them.
PPP MPA Nighat Aurakzai on her point of order diverted the attention of the House to the terrorist attack in Quetta and strongly condemned the cowardly act.
She said that no compromise would be made on sovereignty of the country as each and every citizen is ready to sacrifice for the sake of motherland.
ANP parliamentary leader Sardar Hussain Babak said the political leadership especially members of the federal cabinet should have to visit the bereaved families and expressed solidarity with them.
He said the government should have taken pragmatic measures to eliminate the menaces of terrorism and extremism in all its forms and manifestations.