Pakistan Foreign Minister makes emergency telephonic contact with Sri Lankan PM

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Pakistan Foreign Minister makes emergency telephonic contact with Sri Lankan PM

*ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi telephoned the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe to express his deepest condolences on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan in the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.*

During the telephonic conversations, the foreign minister conveyed sympathies for the families that lost their loved ones in the tragedy and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.

FM Qureshi stressed that Pakistan fully understands the pain of their Sri Lankan brethren.

The minister said that Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and completely understands the trauma and agony suffered by the people of Sri Lanka today.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said being a victim of prolong terrorism itself Pakistan stands with Sri Lanka in its difficult hour. He also extended Pakistan’s all out help and support to the Government and people of Sri Lanka in this moment of tragedy.

Earlier today, *Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan* link and three luxury hotels killed at least 185 people and wounded more than 500, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.