ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the act of terrorism in central Ankara on Sunday in which several precious lives have been lost and scores have been injured.

The Prime Minister extended heartfelt condolences to the people and government of Turkey and prayed for eternal peace for the departed souls as well as swift recovery of those who have been injured.

The people and government of Pakistan are deeply saddened and share the grief of their Turkish brethren at this critical moment, the Prime Minister said.

The menace of terrorism is common threat and to fight against it is also a collective responsibility, the Prime Minister said. Pakistan stands firm against every act of terror in the entire world, he stated.