Prime Minister Gilani condemns terrorist attack in Moscow
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Moscow in which many precious lives were lost and a large number of persons have been injured.
The Government and people of Pakistan express their complete solidarity with the people and leadership of Russia. We strongly condemn this heinous act of terrorism against innocent persons, which further underscores the imperative need for the international community to unite strengths and efforts in combating terrorism.
Pakistan, itself, has been subjected to numerous terrorist attacks in which thousands of persons have been killed. We understand and share the pain and sorrow of the Russian people and offer to the Russian leadership and all those affected our sincere sympathies and condolences.
The Prime Minister has conveyed the sentiments of the Government and people of Pakistan to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
24 January 2011