LAHORE - PML-N leader and MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has said that the Pakistani nation at present is in a state of war due to terrorism, which will be won either through dialogue or fighting.
He expressed these views while talking to media after inquiring about the health of the injured persons in the bomb blast in Old Anarkali’s Mayo Hospital here on Thursday. Hamza was told during the visit that condition of the most of the injured persons was stable and they are being provided all possible treatment facilities.
He called upon the nation to strengthen hands of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his efforts for peace in the country.
He said that the national consensus and unity is the key to defeat the enemies of peace.
Hamza also met the families of the injured persons.
Later, Hamza Shahbaz talking to media said that it is before time to say anything about the bomb blast before the report of the forensic lab.
However, every Pakistani is disturbed over the loss of innocent human lives in the incidents of terrorism in Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi and Lahore, he added.
He said that Pakistan is fighting against terrorism and nation can defeat terrorism through unity.
He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made serious efforts for restoring peace in the country through important steps like Karachi action, invitation of dialogue to Taliban and holding of the All Parties Conference.
He said that if the nation supported the efforts of Nawaz Sharif with confidence, we will certainly win the war against terrorism.
Replying to a question, Hamza announced that financial assistance will be given to the deceased family and injured persons of bomb blast in Old Anarkali.
Hamza said that the policy of dialogue of PML-N government should not be considered the weakness of the government. He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is making all possible efforts for eradicating terrorism in the country.
He said that the elements killing their Muslim brothers and sisters in the name of Islam should think that they are violating the Ordains of Almighty Allah and the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by killing the innocent people.