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All political parties in Pakistan: unanimous to condemn terrorists attack on Chinese Nationals in Beshaam Says NA Speaker

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2024

Islamabad: 2nd April  2024; Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has  expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Chinese Nationals who lost their lives in a heinous terrorist attack in Shangla Besham. He unequivocally condemned terrorists attack on Chinese Nationals.He  also said that all political parties are united and are on one page to condemn terrorists' attack on Chinese Nationals. He added, "every Pakistani shares the grief and sadness on the death of innocent Chinese owing to this tragic incident.". He expressed these views during his meeting with Chinese Ambassador Mr. Jiang Zaidong in the Chinese Embassy Islamabad today.



Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has termed such attacks on Chinese Nationals as attempts to bring fissure in unbreakable ties between Pakistan and China. He added, "terrorists will never succeed  in their nefarious designs to create rift between Pakistan and China.Further,he expressed that Pakistani Security Agencies along with people and parliament would soon uproot terrorism from the soil of Pakistan.

While mentioning the significance of bilateral parliamentary cooperation,He said that it had been his honour to organize the 1st Speakers' Conference in 2017 on developing a shared declaration on enhancing regional connectivity and counter terrorism. Further, he  emphasized on the need to revive Parliamentary Friendship Group (PFG) between both countries for sharing parliamentary experiences.He  reiterated to develop consensus among all political parties in Parliament for creating a unanimous strategy to protect Pak-China interests, especially CPEC related projects. Later on , he also inscribed condolence remarks in  inscriptions/Visitors' book in Chinese Embassy Pakistan.

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan  Jiang Zaidong expressed thankfulness to the Government of Pakistan, its parliament and Law Enforcements Agencies for their support and sharing grief. He also said that such activities would not deter China from supporting Pakistan. He expressed thankfulness to Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for one minute of silence during proceedings of the National Assembly to pay homage to deceased Chinese Nationals.