PM Imran telephones Sri Lankan counterpart, condemns Easter terrorist attacks

01:07 PM | 24 Apr, 2019
PM Imran telephones Sri Lankan counterpart, condemns Easter terrorist attacks
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan today (Wednesday) telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe and strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

According to Radio Pakistan, the prime minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and profound prayers for the speedy recovery of the wounded.

Imran Khan said that the people of Pakistan are deeply grieved over the loss of precious lives and stand with their Sri Lankan brethren at this hour of grief.

He said that being the worst sufferers of terrorism, we can feel the pain of our Sri Lankan brethren.

The Prime Minister said terrorism knows no boundaries, no religion and threatens the peace of the entire region and the world.

He said Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and will continue to provide every possible support for the elimination of this menace.

Imran Khan reiterated Pakistan's offer of assistance to Sri Lanka towards counter-terrorism measures.

At least 359 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts targetting hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Militant group Daesh has claimed the responsibility for the bombings.