LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Sirajul Haq, has expressed grave concern over the assassination of Express News representative at Hafizabad Yaqub Shahzad, and termed it an attack on the freedom of the press.
In his statement here, the JI chief said that only yesterday, the Dunya News representative at Hafizabad, Nadeem Haider, was also gunned down. He deplored that the assassins had not been traced yet which showed the incompetence and failure of the government and the administration. He said the JI fully shared the sentiments of the media.
The JI chief has also expressed his condolences with the Pakistan National Party chief Senator Hasil Bizeno, over the demise of his elder brother.
He has also offered his condolences to the PTI leader Inamullah Khan Niazi over the death of his brother Najeebullah Niazi.
Meanwhile, the National Assembly Speaker, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Millat e Jaafria Pakistan leader Allama Sajid Ali Naqvi and Shia Council Pakistan central leader Arif Husain Wahidi, have in their condolence messages, expressed grief over the sad demise of the mother in law of the Ameer, JIP, Sirajul Haq and have prayed for the departed soul.