Al-Ghanim offers condolences to Pakistani counterpart

KUWAIT, March 27 (KUNA) — National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sent a cable of condolences Sunday to Pakistan’s Parliament Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, expressing deep sorrow over victims of a terrorist attack that targeted a children’s park in the city of Lahore.
In the cable, Al-Ghanim also condemned the “heinous” and “criminal” act that targeted innocent women and children, confirming the Kuwaiti Parliament’s full solidarity with the Pakistani people, and rejection of such actions that target Pakistan’s security and stability.
He also stressed the importance of launching regional and international cooperation in order to counter terrorism and eradicate its roots.
Earlier, Pakistani officials announced that the death toll of the Lahore suicide explosion has risen to 56, with over 120 wounded. (end)