Lahore : Provincial Minister for Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq and Advisor to Chief Minister Khawaja Ahmad Hasaan presented a cheque of financial assistance for Rs. 20 lakh on behalf of Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to Hameeda Bibi, widow of late Arshad Masih, resident of Nawaz Sharif Colony Ferozpur Road who lost his life in Kot Lakhpat suicide bomb blast.
Talking to the media on this occasion, Kh Salman Rafiq said that the entire Pakistani nation is united to foil the nefarious designs of terrorists. He said that along with Pak-Army and security agencies, common citizens are also sacrificing their lives for eradicating the menace of terrorism.
Kh Ahmad Hassan said that cowardly acts of terrorism cannot demoralize us and terrorism will be eliminated forever from the country.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif had announced financial assistance for the heirs of martyred persons and the injured in the blast , Punjab government will give financial assistance of Rs. 20 lakh each to the heirs of martyrs while Rs. 10 lakh will be given to seriously injured person and three lakh rupees to minor injured.