Confronting the Present National Challenges Requires Unity and Solidarity of 8th October, 2005 Earthquake: National Assembly Speaker

Islamabad, October 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that the solidarity and unity expressed by the Nation on the tragic day of 8th October 2005 is unparalleled and exemplary. He said that devastating Earthquake was trial for the Nation and it emerged successful to overcome this challenge. He remarked that the nation did not forget the people who lost their lives in this tragic incident and prayed for the solace and peace of departed souls. He expressed these views while recalling the tragic day of 8th October 2005.

Speaker Asad Qaiser remarked that nation stood shoulder by shoulder with those brethren who lost their near and dear ones. He expressed that it is impossible to fill the gap due to lose of innocent lives and losses. He said that more than eighty thousand people lost their lives and vast numbers of people became homeless due to this devastating earthquake.

He said that rehabilitation of affectees of this tragic earthquake was an uphill challenge which was overcome by the national unity and assistance of the friendly countries. He urged the nation to express the same resolve which was expressed by the nation on 8th October 2005 to counter the present challenges. He prayed to All Mighty Allah to protect the homeland from such kinds of natural calamities and grant the nation courage to stay united.

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