Foreign ministry’s spokesman’s response regarding statement attributed to Maulana Tahir Ashrafi
Islamabad, March 04, 2013 (PPI-OT): In response to a question regarding the statement attributed to Maulana Tahir Ashrafi justifying suicide bombings in Afghanistan, the Spokesman noted that Maulana Ashrafi had denied making any such statement.
The Spokesman further clarified that statements issued by private individuals did not reflect the views of the Government of Pakistan.
Pakistan and the Ulema of this country have repeatedly condemned suicide attacks and consider them repugnant to the teachings of our glorious religion.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604