In the aftermath of the terrorist suicide bombings which Sri Lanka on Sunday (21 April), Pakistan has offered to help the country in its counter-terrorism efforts, reports Geo TV.
The death toll from the bombings, which targeted churches and 5-star hotels in multiple cities, has now risen to at least 359, with hundreds more wounded. ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone call with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and communicated condolences to victims’ families.
He stated that the Pakistani people were standing with the people of Sri Lanka and mourned the deaths of the victims. He added that terrorism does not see boundaries, nor religion, and was a threat to regional and global peace.
Khan said that Pakistani condemns terrorism in all varieties and forms and will keep on supporting measures to wipe it out. He reiterated his country’s offer to aid Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism.
As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.
Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.
We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.
Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.