ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has strongly condemned the incident of firing outside the Chinese Consulate in Karachi on Friday.
The Prime Minister has ordered a complete inquiry into the incident and has desired that elements behind this incident must be unearthed.
He said the incident is part of conspiracy against Pak and China economic and strategic cooperation.
The Prime Minister however, said such incidents will never be able to undermine Pak China relationship that is mightier than Himalaya and deeper than Arabian sea.
Imran Khan said Karachi police and Rangers have shown exceptional courage and Nation salutes the martyrs and their colleagues for acting so vigilantly, their gallantry is something we are proud of.
The premier also condemned the Hangu blast and sent prayers to the victims and affected families.
Forces behind attack want to damage Pak-China relations: Qureshi.
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi said the forces behind Friday’s terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi want to damage the Pak-China relations but our security forces foiled their bid killing three terrorists on the spot.
Talking to media outside Parliament house in Islamabad, he said we are aware about the ill intentions of these forces that are not happy with peace and stability in Pakistan.
He said the cowardly terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate will thoroughly be investigated and all the stakeholders will be taken into confidence about the outcome.
Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi our first priority was to ensure the security of the Chinese staff at the consulate in which we have been successful.
He said we are in touch with the Chinese Ambassador and Consulate General and all the information about the incident will be shared with them.
Pakistan and China know well the conspiracy behind the attack: Fawad
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Pakistan and China know well the conspiracy behind the attack on Chinese Consulate and will jointly foil these incidents.
Talking to media in Islamabad, he said such type of cowardly acts cannot affect the Pak-China everlasting friendship.
The Information Minister said this attack was a targeted attack on defence and economic ties between Pakistan and China.
He said Pakistan combated the menace of terrorism with resilience and set a great precedent in the world.
He said the journey of Pakistan’s development will continue under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the dastardly attacks cannot create hurdle in the way of progress and prosperity.