LAHORE, Nov 14 (APP): Politicians, businessmen and society leaders Monday vehemently condemned the unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC), in which seven Pakistani soldiers were martyred.
Slamming the Indian aggression, they said that Pakistan’s desire for peace should not be considered its weakness.
“Pak army is fully capable of defending the motherland,” they added.
Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal flayed Indian aggression, saying that such an act amounted to serious violation of the LoC and was tantamount to attacking integrity and security of Pakistan.
Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan said that Narendra Modi government had gone berserk over initiation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and bent upon halting it.
Spokesman for the Punjab government Zaeem Hussain Qadri, MPA, decrying Indian aggression along the LoC, said that such an act was a serious violation of the international laws. “Indian forces violated the internationally-recognised Line of Control (LoC) and resorted to firing, killing seven Pakistan soldiers,” he added.
Jamaat-e-Islami central leader Liaquat Baloch said that after failure in
held Kashmir, New Dehli was using unethical and illegal methods to pressure Pakistan to withdraw its moral support to Kashmiris.
He criticised Indian government for the worst kind of human rights abuses in the held valley and called for an immediate cessation to Indian atrocities.
Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mehmood-ur-Rashid
also condemned the aggression, shown by India and said all political leadership was united against Indian illegal acts and atrocities.
Lawmakers Faiza Malik, Majid Zahoor, Yasin Sohal, Mian Naseer and Uzam Bokhari said India would be given a befitting response if it dared to wage a war against Pakistan.
They expressed sympathies with the families of the martyred army soldiers and prayed for the departed souls.
Labour leader Khurshid Ahmed said that entire Pakistani nation was standing shoulder to shoulder with the Pak Army.