PM is deeply grieved over the sad incident of terrorists' attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsada

January 20, 2016

Zurich January 20, 2016: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is deeply grieved over the sad incident of terrorists' attack on Bacha Khan University, Charsada, which has resulted into the loss of precious human lives and injured many others. Issuing necessary directions to the law enforcement agencies for the earliest elimination of the terrorists, the Prime Minister is personally monitoring the situation and is continuously informed on the measures taken to combat the terrorists.

While condemning the cowardly attack of the terrorists, the Prime Minister said that those killing innocent students and citizens have no faith and religion. "We are determined and resolved in our commitment to wipe out the menace of terrorism from our homeland. The countless sacrifices made by our countrymen will not go in vain Inshallah", said the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister directed Minister for Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for SAFRON Gen (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf and Minister of State  for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh ur Rehman to reach Charsadda, Peshawar and extend maximum support to the provincial government and other Law Enforcement Agencies.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called Governor KPK and conveyed his condolences on the tragic incident. The Prime Minister directed Governor KPK to supervise rescue and recovery process.

Later the Prime Minister telephoned ANP leader Asfand Yar Wali Khan and condemned the attack saying that it is not an attack on Bacha khan University’s students but on Pakistan. ‘The terrorists will see a ruthless response by the state. Cowards and their financers will see our national resolve to eliminate terror from the country. The entire nation is united and one against terrorism’, emphasized the Prime Minister.