KARACHI: President, Prime Minister, Chief Minister Sindh, Governor Sindh have strongly condemned the terrorist attack at the PSX.
President Dr. Arif Alvi has condemned the terrorist attack on the building of the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi on Monday.
In a statement, he said Pakistan is determined to root out terrorism from its soil and terrorists will never succeed in their nefarious designs.
The President paid a rich tribute to security personnel, who foiled the terrorists’ bid by putting their own lives in danger. He said the role of security forces in overcoming terrorism and eradicating it is worth appreciation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the terrorist attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday.
In a statement, he said members of the law enforcement agencies courageously took on the terrorists and foiled their bid. He said the entire nation is proud of the valiant personnel of the security agencies.
The Prime Minister also sympathized with the family members of the martyred security personnel and prayed for the early recovery of the injured.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah have strongly condemned the attack at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and summoned report of the incident.
Imran Ismail telephoned Sindh IG to inquire about the attack. It is police’s duty to provide security to the PSX and attack on it is synonymous with attacking Pakistan’s economy, he said.
The governor tweeted, “Strongly condemn the attack on PSX aimed at tarnishing our relentless war on terror. Have instructed the IG & security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught alive & their handlers are accorded exemplary punishments. We shall protect Sindh at all costs.”
Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah praised the swift action taken by police and Rangers while directing them to stay alert. It was an attack on the country’s sovereignty and economy, he said.
The CM further added that anti-state elements want to take benefit during the COVID-19 situation by harming Pakistan. He summoned a detailed inquiry report of the occurrence.
Let it be known that the security forces foiled the attack at the PSX in Karachi earlier today and killed all four terrorists. One policeman, four security guards and one passerby embraced martyrdom in the incident.
The terrorists hurled a hand grenade at the PSX building and opened indiscriminate fire by using automatic weapons.
Receiving information about the mishap, contingents of Rangers and police arrived at the scene and killed all four terrorists in retaliation. Huge cache of weapons and hand grenades has been recovered from their possession.
Besides that Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, Chief Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Deputy Speaker NA Qasim Khan Suri, Opposition leader in NA Shahbaz Sharif, Vice-President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz have also condemned the terrorist attack at the business installation of the country.