Candlelight Vigil for Lahore terrorist attack victims at the Pakistan High Commission London

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To honour the memory of Lahore terrorist attack victims, and to express solidarity with their families, the Pakistan High Commission London organised a Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, 29 March 2016. In his remarks on the occasion, H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK condemned the heinous act of terrorism and termed it an attack on humanity. He said the forces of darkness want to take Pakistan backward but the resolve of the Pakistani nation is far stronger than the evil designs of the terrorists. The High Commissioner expressed solidarity with the families of the victims and reiterated government’s resolve to completely eliminate terrorism and extremism from the soil of Pakistan. Staff of the High Commission together with a large number of friends of Pakistan gathered at the Vigil to condemn this heinous act of terrorism and to express the resolve to defeat the nefarious designs of terrorists and extremists. In a horrific terrorist attack at the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore on 27 March 2016, scores of precious lives were lost and hundreds were injured. Similar Vigils were held at Pakistan’s Consulates in Birmingham, Bradford, Manchester and Glasgow.

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