Jeddah (IINA) - The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a group of chemists who gathered near Punjab Assembly in Lahore, Pakistan resulting in the death of at least sixteen people and injuring many more others on Monday.
Alarmed by the heinous nature of the attack, the OIC chief urged the Pakistan authorities not to relent in their sustained efforts of fighting terrorism and also called for the apprehension and prosecution of the perpetrators of the crime.
The secretary general also offered his condolence to the families of the victims, and to the people and government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He reiterated the principled position of the OIC that vigorously denounces any and all acts of terrorism and violent extremism in all forms and manifestations, just as it categorically rejects any justifications for terrorism.
Source: International Islamic News Agency