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PM announces compensation amount of Rs2m each for martyrs of Peshawar blast
February 03, 2023

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the political, social and religious leadership is united for eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country.       

Chairing the apex committee meeting in Peshawar on Friday, he said the terrorism will once again be fully eliminated from the country as it was done in the past.

The Prime Minister said the Police Lines mosque blast is the deadliest incident after the APS incident of 2014.   

He assured the nation that complete investigations of the incident will be made and the terrorists and their facilitators will be brought to justice.    

The Prime Minister said the World has acknowledged that Pakistan successfully eliminated the terrorism from the country which was not an easy task at all.

The Prime Minister said he has also convened an all-parties conference in Islamabad on Monday to hold consultation with the political leadership of the country for a united national narrative and action against terrorism.   

He urged all the political leaders to set aside political differences as this is the time to get united for the greater national cause. He hoped that all political leaders will realize the sensitivity of the situation and will attend the APC.     

The Prime Minister announced a compensation amount of two million rupees each for the martyr and five-hundred thousand rupees each for the injured of Peshawar blast.   

Federal Ministers, Chief Ministers of all four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan, AJK Prime Minister and senior officers of police sensitive institutions are present in the meeting.