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All political parties in Pakistan unanimous to condemn terrorists attack on Chinese nationals in Besham: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD:Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Chinese Nationals who lost their lives in a heinous terrorist attack in Shangla Besham. He unequivocally condemned terrorists attack on Chinese nationals. Sardar Ayaz Sadiq also said that all political parties are united and are on one page to condemn terrorists' attack on Chinese nationals. He added, "every Pakistani shares the grief and sadness on the death of innocent Chinese owing to this tragic incident".Sardar Ayaz Sadiq expressed these views during his meeting with Chinese Ambassador Jiang Zaidong in Chinese Embassy Islamabad on Tuesday.Sardar Ayaz Sadiq termed such attacks on Chinese nationals as attempts to bring fissure in unbreakable ties between Pakistan and China. He added, "terrorists will never succeed in their nefarious designs to create rift between Pakistan and China. Further, he expressed that Pakistani Security Agencies along with people and parliament would soon upro ot terrorism from soil of Pakistan.While mentioning the significance of bilateral parliamentary cooperation, he said that it had been his honor to organize 1st Speakers' Conference in 2017 on developing shared declaration on enhancing regional connectivity and counter terrorism. Further, he emphasized on need to revive Parliamentary Friendship Group(PFG) between both countries for sharing parliamentary experiences.He reiterated to develop consensus among all political parties in Parliament for creating unanimous strategy to protect Pak-China interests especially CPEC related projects. Later on, he also inscribed condolence remarks in inscriptions/Visitors' book in Chinese Embassy Pakistan.Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Jiang Zaidong expressed thankfulness to Government of Pakistan, its parliament and Law Enforcements Agencies for their support and sharing grief. He also said that such activities would not deter China to support Pakistan. He expressed thankfulness to Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for one min ute silence during proceedings of National Assembly to pay homage to deceased Chinese Nationals.