PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said the sacrifices of the students of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar will always be remembered. Their sacrifices showed the resilience of Pakistan against terrorism.
In his message on the occasion of fourth anniversary of the terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar being observed today, he said the tragic incident showed the brutality of the terrorist mindset. It was highlighted and made even more evident when they targeted innocent students in an educational institution exposing their nefarious designs against humanity, education and knowledge.
Mahmood Khan said after the tragic incident of APS, the security forces and the whole nation got united to eliminate terrorism from the society.
The chief minister said the incident of December 16 is very tragic for the parents of the martyred students and the whole nation. Mahmood Khan said that provincial government would always extend a helping hand to the bereaved families of APS.
He said a monument has been constructed in Peshawar in the memory of the martyred students.
He stated that the government and security institutions were on the same page about launching the national action plan for the total eradication of terrorists and terrorism which appeared to be a fruitful and decisive plan. The provincial government successfully played its role in the overall national action plan.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 16th, 2018.