President visits homes of New Zealand terror attack martyrs in Karachi
KARACHI (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi visited the house of Zeeshan Ahmad in Karachi on Sunday – who along with his father Ghulam Hussain, and mother Karam Bibi – were martyred in Christchurch, New Zealand terrorist attack.
The president offered Fateha for the departed souls and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.
President Alvi visited the house of Areeb Ahmad as well in Karachi who was martyred in the same New Zealand terrorist attack. He offered Fateha for the departed soul and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.
Separately, while lauding heroics of a Pakistani man, who embraced martyrdom while trying to stop the Christchurch shooter, Prime Minister Imran Khan said his courage would be recognised with a national award.
PM announces national award for martyred Naeem Rasheed
Earlier today, PM Imran Khan announced a national award for the hero Naeem Rasheed who was martyred in the New Zealand terror attack.
Prime Minister Imran Khan also announced to extend all support to the families of the nine Pakistanis martyred in New Zealand.
“We stand ready to extend all our support to the families of Pakistani victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rasheed who was martyred trying to tackle the white supremacist terrorist and his courage will be recognized with a national award,” PM Imran tweeted.
9 Pakistanis martyred in New Zealand terror attack, confirms FO
The New Zealand authorities have confirmed the martyrdom of nine Pakistanis in the New Zealand terror attack on Sunday.
The martyred Pakistanis include: Sohail Shahid, Syed Jahandad Ali, Syed Areeb Ahmed, Mahboob Haroon, Naeem Rashid with his son Talha Naeem, Zeeshan Raza with his father Gulam Husain and his mother Karam Bibi.
“Mr Zeeshan Raza, his father Mr Ghulam Hussain and mother Ms Karam bibi have now been confirmed to have embraced shahadat in the terrroist attack in #NewZealand. We are in touch with their family. A total of 9 Pakistanis embraced shahadat in #NewZealandTerrorAttack,” Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal.