NA condemns terror attacks in Peshawar, Quetta

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the recent terror attacks in Peshawar and Quetta.

The resolution was moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. It said that security forces are prepared to eliminate the terrorists

The resolution demanded that those involved in the terrorist attacks must be brought to justice. The House offered fateha for those martyred at recent blasts in Quetta and Peshawar.

Taking the floor, Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said enemies of the country have hatched a conspiracy to stoke instability in the country.

Regretting the terrorist attack at a seminary in Peshawar yesterday, he said that the political parties must demonstrate seriousness to foil the nefarious designs of the enemies, adding this is not a time for political point-scoring.

Responding to the points raised by PML-N leader Khawaja Asif, Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan clarified that no decision has yet been taken about the wheat support price.

He said subsidy will be provided to the farmers on agriculture inputs including seeds and fertilizers once the parliamentary committee on agriculture furnishes its recommendations.

During question hour, Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce Aliya Hamza said the government is making efforts to bring down the prices of wheat and sugar. She said Sahulat bazaars have been established where the flour bag of forty kilogram is available at eight hundred and forty rupees.

The House passed a resolution strongly condemning the statement made at the gathering of PDM in Quetta against Article 251 of the constitution. The resolution moved by Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said the statements against the constitution are contempt of the Parliament.

In his remarks, Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said we denounce the anti-Pakistan statements being made from the platform of PDM. He said conspiracies are being hatched against the country, urging the opposition parties not to become part of them.

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