President, governor, minister visit bereaved families

Published March 18, 2019
President Dr Arif Alvi offers Fateha at the  home of Zeeshan Raza, who was martyred with his parents in the Christchurch terrorist attack, while PPP leader Dr Nafisa Shah (right) condoles on Sunday with the family of Syed Areeb Ahmed, another martyr of the mosque terror attack.—INP/Online
President Dr Arif Alvi offers Fateha at the home of Zeeshan Raza, who was martyred with his parents in the Christchurch terrorist attack, while PPP leader Dr Nafisa Shah (right) condoles on Sunday with the family of Syed Areeb Ahmed, another martyr of the mosque terror attack.—INP/Online

KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi here on Sunday visited the residences of four people martyred in the terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s city of Christchurch and condoled with the bereaved families.

The martyrs from Karachi so far identified are: Zeeshan Raza, his mother Karam Bibi and father Ghulam Hussain and Areeb Ahmed.

President Dr Arif Alvi visited the house of Zeeshan Raza in Karachi on Sunday, who along with his father, Ghulam Hussain, and mother, Karam Bibi, was martyred in the terrorist attack.

The president offered fateha for the departed souls and expressed sympathy with the bereaved family.

President Alvi also visited the house of Areeb Ahmed, 26-year-old chartered accountant, in Karachi’s Federal B Area, who was martyred in the attack.

The president offered fateha for the departed soul and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.

President Dr Arif Alvi offers Fateha at the  home of Zeeshan Raza, who was martyred with his parents in the Christchurch terrorist attack, while PPP leader Dr Nafisa Shah (right) condoles on Sunday with the family of Syed Areeb Ahmed, another martyr of the mosque terror attack.—INP/Online
President Dr Arif Alvi offers Fateha at the home of Zeeshan Raza, who was martyred with his parents in the Christchurch terrorist attack, while PPP leader Dr Nafisa Shah (right) condoles on Sunday with the family of Syed Areeb Ahmed, another martyr of the mosque terror attack.—INP/Online

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi visited the residences of the four martyrs and condoled with the bereaved families.

Talking to the media, on this occasion, the governor said the Christchurch incident was terrorism. “Terrorists have no religion and the humanity has been targeted in New Zealand.”

He said the PTI government was fully cooperating with the families of the martyrs. The federal government was fully facilitating in getting passports and visas if the bereaved families’ members wanted to go to New Zealand, he added.

Published in Dawn, March 18th, 2019

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