Prime Minister telephones Afghan President

Islamabad, July 25, 2016 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif telephoned Afghan President this morning and conveyed heartfelt condolences on behalf of the people and the government of Pakistan over the dastardly terrorist attacks in Kabul on 23rd July, 2016.

While strongly condemning this brutal act of terrorism, mercilessly killing fellow human beings, the Prime Minister extended deepest sympathies and prayers to all the families who lost their loved ones in this heinous act, and wished early recovery for those who have been injured.

The Prime Minister said that the government and people of Pakistan stand shoulder to shoulder with the government of Afghanistan and our Afghan brethren in this hour of need. Pakistan remains strongly committed to deepen cooperation with Afghanistan in fighting the scourge of terrorism, which is a common enemy, the Prime Minister reiterated.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked the Prime Minister for expressing solidarity with the government and people of Afghanistan at this critical moment. The President said that both the countries have been facing repeated attacks of terrorists which are harming our people. We appreciate your condolences, compassion and concern for the people of Afghanistan as brotherly country. We are together in fighting the war on terror, assured the president.

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