Trade and industrial associations condemn massacre of students and teachers in Peshawar School
Lahore, December 17, 2014 (PPI-OT): All trade and industrial associations have condemned massacre of the innocent students and teachers in severest possible words and made it clear that ugly acts of terrorism cannot let the moral of Pakistani nation down.
Representatives of the associations Wednesday gathered here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and expressed solidarity with the government and Pakistan Armed Forces to cope with the challenge of terrorism. They said that terrorists cannot dissuade the Pakistani nation’s resolve to get rid of the menace of terrorism.
LCCI President Ijaz A. Mumtaz presided over the meeting while Vice President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi, former presidents Ijaz Butt, Mian Muzaffar Ali, Executive Committee Members and representatives of trade and industrial associations were present on the occasion.
The participants expressed grief over the loss of precious lives of innocent students who were the future of the country and the teachers who were laying foundation of a bright future. They said that not only business community across the country but the nation was united with the distressed families.
LCCI President Ijaz A. Mumtaz said that inhuman act against innocent students was a clear proof that terrorists have no religion and working on the agenda of mass destruction. He said that cowardly act of making hostage young students and teachers and their martyring was barbaric and crime against the humanity.
LCCI president lauded the Prime Minister’s decision to convene meeting of all parliamentary parties and hailed the gesture of political leadership for shunning their differences and attended the meeting in the larger interest of the country.
“Political leadership deserves appreciation that have came together to figure out how to fight against the enemy.” Whole nation needs to show unity against terrorism, LCCI president added. The participants of the meeting said that terrorists wanted to create unrest and destabilize Pakistan but they would not be allowed to play havoc.
They said that massacre of children was nothing else but terrorism. The participants of the meeting offered Fateh for the martyrs and prayed for early recovery of the injured. Hafiz Ajwad Obaid of Jamia Naeemia offered Dua for the martyrs of Pakistan.
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Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
Lahore -54000, Pakistan
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