APS tragedy united nation against menace of terrorism: Muqam

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Adviser to the Prime Minister for Political and Public Affairs, National Heritage and Culture, Engr Amir Muqam here Friday said that horrific terror attack on the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar eight years ago had united the entire nation against menace of tourism.

He said the massacre of over 150 innocent students and teachers at APS had exposed the brutality and barbaric acts of the enemy.

Addressing the party workers convention at Charbagh Swat, he said soon after the brutal terror incident, the then Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had rushed to Peshawar and united all the religious and political forces against terrorism. He said Nawaz Sharif had convened an important meeting of the All Parties Conference and formulated an inclusive national action plan (NAP) to wipe out terrorism.

Engr Amir Muqam said that Nawaz Sharif government took decisive action against terrorists and established durable peace in the country including KP and Karachi. He said the people of Swat have faced all difficult situation with bravery and steadfastness and gave every sacrifice for their motherland. He reiterated to render all kind of sacrifices for Pakistan.

Commenting on the existing situation, Engr Amir Muqam said the incompetent rulers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have failed to deliver and address the people problems in their nine years long rule. He said that Imran Khan’s corrupt practices and lies based politics were exposed in Tosha Khana and PTI foreign funding cases.

Imran Khan has tried to drag the state institutions into politics and leveled baseless allegations against political opponents and leadership of the national institutions besides defame Pakistanis abroad, he expressed.

He said that the KP government employees were protesting for allowances and payment of salaries while the taxpayers money was wasted on the flopped long march of Imran Khan.