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CM Balochistan condemns attack on Jinnah’s Ziarat residency; vows to rebuild

June 15, 2013


Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch. — Photo by Reuters
Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch. — Photo by Reuters

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch on Saturday took serious notice of the attack on Quaid-i-Azam’s Ziarat residency on Saturday.

"I strongly condemn this act", Baloch told

He said the perpetrators of the attack on Jinnah’s Ziarat residence would be brought to book.

The chief minister assured that Jinnah's residence would be restored in its original condition.

"I would even call foreign experts to restore the Ziarat residency in its original form," he said.

The chief minister said the damaged portion of the residency would soon be reconstructed.

Moreover, Chief Secretary Balochistan Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad and Inspector General Balochistan Police Mushtaq Sukhera visited Ziarat on the directives of the chief minister.

The two top officials of the province directed the local administration to double its efforts to ensure security for buildings of national significance.