PR No. 224 PAKISTAN STRONGLY CONDEMN TERRORIST ATTACK BY AL-SHABAAB IN SOMALIA Islamabad: June 30, 2016.
The Government of Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on 25th June 2016 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab on the Nasa Hablod Hotel, Mogadishu which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including the death of Bur’i Mohamed Hamza, the Somali Minister for Environment Affairs and Former Foreign Minister.
The Government and the people of Pakistan extend their heartfelt condolences and sympathize with the bereaved families and the brotherly people of Somalia over the loss of innocent lives. We also wish speedy recovery for the injured.
Pakistan stands in solidarity with the brotherly people of Somalia and believes that the Government of Somalia will firmly deal with the threats to its security and perpetrators of this cowardly act. We reiterate our condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.