Pakistan strongly responds over terrorist attack on Afghan President election rally

Pakistan strongly responds over terrorist attack on Afghan President election rally
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has strongly responded over terrorist attack on Afghan President election rally that killed and injured over 50 people.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani escaped the deadly bomb blast, Afghan media had reported. Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack outside the election rally of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan province on Tuesday.

In a statement, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal offered heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. He also said Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in all its forms and manifestations.

The FO spokesperson said Pakistan fully supports the Afghan efforts for restoring complete peace and stability in the country through the strengthening of the democratic process in Afghanistan.

In a statement, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the loss of innocent lives in the attack is highly condemnable. He said peace in Afghanistan is important for peace and stability of the region.

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