ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited the Sri Lankan High Commission in Islamabad on Friday to offer condolences following Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.
In his remarks, the foreign minister strongly condemned the heinous terrorist attacks and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and offered prayers for speedy recovery of the wounded.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the people and the government of Pakistan stand in complete solidarity with the Sri Lankan people.
The foreign minister said that Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. He assured of Pakistan’s unwavering support to Sri Lanka and reiterated offer of all possible assistance in counter – terrorism measures.
As many 253 people including 42 foreign nationals were killed and more than 500 wounded on Easter in a series of eight highly coordinated terrorist bombings at luxury hotels and churches across Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019.