Islamabad, December 22, 2012 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of Senior Provincial Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Bashir Ahmad Bilour who lost his life in a terrorist attack in Peshawar this evening.
The President in his condolence message paid glowing tributes to the services of Mr. Bashir Ahmad Bilour for the province and the country and said that his sacrifice will not go in vain and that the government would continue fighting the militant mindset till its complete elimination. He said that Mr. Bashir Bilour fought against militants courageously and sacrificed his life for the noble cause.
The President expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family over the irreparable loss and prayed to Almighty to grant courage to the family to bear this loss with fortitude.
The President also expressed his sympathies with the families of other martyrs who lost their lives as a result of the blast.
The President directed the concerned authorities to provide best medical assistance to the injured in the incident.
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