Pak’s interim PM Mulk visits Quetta, discusses security situation

Quetta (Balochistan): Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister Justice (retired) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Sunday visited Quetta and held a meeting with the governor and chief minister to discuss the security situation in the wake of the Mastung blast which claimed at least 140 lives.

Mulk also visited the family of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj Raisani, who was among the people killed in the blast that took place on July 13. He offered his condolences to the Raisani family, reported Geo TV.

He also visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta, where he inquired about the people, who suffered injuries in the blast.

Mulk was accompanied by Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and caretaker Chief Minister Allauddin Marri, the report said.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif also arrived in Quetta on Sunday to express solidarity with the victims’ families.

Pakistan on Sunday observed a day of national mourning in light of the recent terrorist attacks on political candidates and their supporters.