ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the assassination of retired Colonel Shuja Khanzada is a great national tragedy, which has deprived the country from a true patriot Pakistani and a sincere politician.
In his message of condolence in Lahore on Sunday, he said that he is unable to express and tell the grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Shuja Khanzada. He termed him his close and good friend.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the martyrdom of Shujaa Khanzada will not go in vain in the war against terrorism. He said that Shuja Khanzada rendered valuable services in the anti-terror combat and crushed the backbone of the terrorists.
His services will always be remembered by the nation. The chief minister said that Shujaa Khanzada was a man of integrity, dedication and courage.
He said that war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of the last terrorist and savage assassins will be awarded exemplary punishment.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister announced three-day mourning in the Punjab province due to Attock tragedy.