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Pakistan Condemns Christchurch Attack

Prime Minister Imran Khan has strongly condemned Mosque attacks in New Zealand.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said our prayers are for the victims and the bereaved families.

Imran Khan said we have always been saying that terrorism has no religion.

In a tweet, the President Dr. Arif Alvi expressed shock and grief on the horrific massacre in Christchurch Mosque.

He said hate once unleashed is difficult to stop and these are difficult times.

The President said his prayers go for the victims. May their souls rest in peace!

Dr. Arif Alvi also offered condolences to the families and prayed that they have strength to bear this loss.

Earlier, in a tweet Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said our high commission is in constant touch with the local authorities, trying to ascertain further details.

The spokesperson said the Pakistani High Commission has designated minister political Syed Moazzam Shah as focal point for the purpose.

Later, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has also condemned the terrorist attack in New Zealand in strongest terms.

In a statement, the Foreign Minister said about three hundred Pakistanis are residing in Christchurch and there are no reports of any Pakistani casualty in the despicable incident.