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LAHORE, Aug 9 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta and inquired after the persons who were injured in the blast incident.
According to a handout issued here, he also met Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri and offered Fateha for the martyrs as well as prayed for early recovery of the injured.
Shehbaz Sharif gave a cheque for Rs 75 million to Chief Minister Balochistan for the families of martyrs and injured persons and also offered him all out help and treatment of the victims.
Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri while speaking on the occasion said that the morale of the heirs of martyrs and injured persons was high. He thanked Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif for his visit to Quetta. He said that Punjab had always been standing with others in the hour of need.
He said that Balochistan highly value the love and sentiments of Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif for the people of Balochistan.
Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that a decisive war is being fought against terrorists which has to be won at any cost. He said that the terrorists have spilt the blood of innocent people in Civil Hospital Quetta.
He said that the blast at the hospital was a national tragedy and grieved the whole nation. He said that sympathies of the entire nation are with the bereaved families.
He said that terrorists have no religion or faith and they are enemies of entire humanity. Shehbaz Sharif said that those perpetrating cruelties on innocent people have no right to be called human beings. He said that such elements are savages and a burden on the society. He said that these ruthless elements should be made an example.
He said that terrorists would be defeated with the force of unity and unswerving determination of the nation. He said that terrorism will be rooted out from the country.
He said that Zarb-e-Azb has hit terrorists very hard and there was a need to continue this operation. He said that the war against terrorism will continue till complete elimination of this menace.
The Chief Minister during his visit to CMH Quetta, inquired after the injured persons individually. He went to each injured person and prayed for his early recovery.
The Chief Minister also presented flowers to the injured. Talking to
the injured persons, the Chief Minister said that he has brought the message of solidarity and sympathies for them from the people of Punjab who are grieved at this tragedy.
The chief minister also inquired after patients in other wards who said
that they were sure that Shehbaz Sharif would visit them. They said that Shehbaz Sharif is not only of Punjab but of other provinces as well.
Habib-ur-Rehman Advocate said that a kind hearted person like Shehbaz
Sharif is very rare. When Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif reached Quetta, he was received by Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri and provincial ministers at the airport. Punjab Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad and Member
Provincial Assembly Jehangir Khanzada also accompanied Shehbaz Sharif.