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Monday, December 11th, 2017

National Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker condemn the Murder of Senior Journalist

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Islamabad: Dr. Fehmida Mirza Speaker and Faisal Karim Kundi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly have strongly condemned the murder of Senior Journalist and Bureau Chief of Asian Times Syed Saleem Shahzad.

In their separate condolence messages to the family of deceased journalist, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker said that they were shocked to learn the sad news about the brutal killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad. While expressing their deep grief and sorrow over the tragic incident the Speaker and Deputy Speaker said that Syed Saleem Shahzad was a fearless and dauntless journalist who always performed his duties without any fear.

They said that killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad was an inhuman act of barbarism which reflected callous nature of the perpetrators. They called upon the law enforcing agencies to bring the culprits involved in heinous incident to justice. They prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant the bereaved family the courage to bear the irreparable loss with equanimity.

For more information, contact:
Karamat Hussain Niazi
Secretary
National Assembly of Pakistan
Parliament House, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 922 1082 -83
Fax: +9251 922 1106

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