LCCI strongly condemns terrorist attack in Quetta

Lahore, October 25, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has strongly condemned terrorism attack in Quetta and called for national harmony to defeat the terrorism.

In a strong worded statement issued here, the LCCI President Abdul Basit, Senior Vice President Amjad Ali Jawa and Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan said that entire nation is saddened by the huge loss of life and injuries caused by the terrorists attack in Quetta. They said that business community stand shoulder to shoulder with their Balochi brothers. They said that our prayers and hearts go out to our brothers of Balochistan in this testing time.

They said that terrorist attacks in Quetta are an ample proof of the fact that terrorists have no religion and they are busy to do crime against the humanity. The LCCI office-bearers said that it is not just a terror attack on the people of Pakistan but it is a heinous crime against the entire humanity.

The LCCI office-bearers said that international community should not sit silent on the terrorism attacks in Pakistan as terrorists are fulfilling their ugly designs around the globe. They said that terrorists had already done serious terrorist attacks in Europe and could play havoc anywhere therefore all heads of states should join heads and evolve strategy to combat common battle against terrorism.

They said that the terrorist attacks in Quetta are a well planned conspiracy to shatter the peace in South Asia.

They said that Pakistani government should urged Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and United Nations to convene a roundtable of all heads of states to make a consensus policy to cope with terrorism related incidents that have jolted the very basis of the globe. The LCCI office-bearers said that these terrorists, their supporters and facilitators should be brought to justice.

“Any further delay in taking a strong stand against terrorists would cause undue damage to the internal peace and harmony therefore there is a dire need to sit together and evolve a methodology to get rid of the menace of terrorism”, the LCCI office-bearers said.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Khalil
Information Department
Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
11-Shahrah-e-Aiwan-e-Tijarat,
Lahore -54000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-111-222-499
Fax: +92-42-36368854
Website: www.lcci.org.pk