Political leaders pay tribute to Peshawar school martyrs


KARACHI: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) observed Chehllum and condolence reference of martyrs of the Army Public School Peshawar. Leaders of different political and religious parties participated, condemning the terrorism in the country, paying rich tribute to the martyrs of the school.

Ghazi Salahuddin of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Najmi Alam and MPA Syed Nasir Hussain Shah of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Mehfooz Yar Khan of the Awami Muslim League, Maulana Akram Saifi of the Jamat-e-Ahle Hadith, Abdul Karim Abid of the JUI, Qari Mohammad Usman of the JUI-F, Maulana Akram Saeedi, Maulana Imran Naqshbandi and Maulana Quttubddin of the Ahl-e-Sunnat-wal-Jamaat, Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-Sami group’s Maulana Hazrat Wali, Qari Ali-Ur-Rehman, All Pakistan Shia Action Committee’s Mirza Yousuf, Sunni Ittehad’s Sahibzada Azhar, Allama Mirza Yousuf Hussian, PLM-Q’s Sindh President Haleem Adil Sheikh and leaders of the PML-Q Aleem Adil Shiekh, Naeem Adil Sheikh and several other leaders attended the condolence reference at the PML-Q’s secretariat.

Women, children and party workers also participated. MQM’s Ghazi Sallauddin said that the roots of terrorism were being spread in the country. He said that it was the right time to get rid of the menace of terrorism from Pakistan. “We can’t forget this tragedy ever. We have to save our country collectively.

Nasir Shah of the PPP said that the people of Pakistan are brave people. He said that the nation had learnt a lesson from children who were martyred in the Peshawar school attack on December 16 last year.

JUI Sindh president Qari Mohammad Usman said that the nation had to show unity like it was being shown after the tragedy. “These terrorists have no religion and we can defeat them with unity.”

JUI Sindh general secretary Aslam Ghori said that all people belonging to different political and religious parties are united for the sovereignty of Pakistan.

PPP Karachi’s General Secretary Najmi Alam said that it was a tragic incident in the history of the country. He said that Islam is the religion of peace. Terrorists have martyred our children in the name of Islam. Najmi Alam said that we would be considered as the dead nation if forget this tragedy. “We have to fight against the mentality of terrorism.”

PML-Q Sindh’s leader Naeem Adil Sheikh said that the gathering proved as a nail in the coffin of terrorists. “We are alive nation and we are proud of our martyrs.

“Our moral is high,” said PML-Q Sindh’s President Haleem Adil Sheikh. He said that leaders of different political and religious parties had shown unity. “This shows how the nation was united against terrorism.” Sheikh said that the whole nation had paid a rich tribute to the martyrs of the Army Public School. “It is matchless example.” He said that not only the people of Pakistan but people in different countries were grieved over the attack on school children.

Sheikh said that the Pakistani nation can’t forget this tragedy. “We can’t forget our martyrs.” He said that though 40 days have been passed but all children of the Peshawar’s school are alive in our hearts. “They will be remembered till our last breath. These all were our own children. They were children of Pakistani nation.”

The PML-Q’s leader said that the biggest terrorism was the blasphemous caricatures of Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him). Those who talk about terrorism should be ashamed of this sorts of act.

Sheikh said that Pakistani nation had sacrificed against the terrorism more than any other nation in the world. “We are proud of our martyrs. It is time to wake up and to stop terrorists. It is our own war not of America or anyone else.

“We have also to disclose those politicians who patronize terrorists. Such people should be arrested and cases should be lodged against them.”

He asked all political and religious parties to be united against the terrorism. “We can defeat terrorists with our unity.”

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