NZ: Thousands gathered in various cities to remember Christchurch victims

CHRISTCHURCH – In New Zealand, thousands of people gathered today in various cities to protest against racism and remember the victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch.  About fifteen thousand turned out for an evening vigil in Christchurch in a park near the Al Noor mosque, where a terrorist killed more than 40 of the […]


NZ PM Jacinda Ardern announces to broadcast ‘Azaan’ on national TV, radio on Friday

CHRISCHURCH – New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced to broadcast ‘Azaan’ on its national TV and radio on Friday. According to media reports, she also announced two minutes of silence on Friday to mark one week since Christchurch terrorist attack. On the other hand, hundreds of mourners gathered in a Christchurch cemetery on […]


New Zealand PM to announce gun law reforms within 10 days

Christchurch – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she would announce detailed gun law reforms within 10 days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. Addressing a press conference in Christchurch on Monday, she said cabinet is backing gun law changes in principle. Ms […]

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9 Pakistanis martyred in Christchurch terrorist attack: Foreign Office

ISLAMABAD – Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal says a total of nine Pakistanis have embraced martyrdom in New Zealand terrorist attack. In a tweet, he said the deaths of three more Pakistanis namely Zeeshan Raza, his father Ghulam Hussain and mother Karam Bibi have now been confirmed. He said foreign office is in touch […]

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New Zealand FM telephones Pakistani counterpart, conveys deepest condolences

ISLAMABAD – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters telephoned Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and expressed his deepest condolences over the killing of nine Pakistani nationals and one critically injured, in the terrorist attack on two mosques in the Christchurch last Friday. He conveyed his condolences and sympathies with the bereaved families of the innocent […]

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Christchurch Attack: Naeem Rashid hailed globally for saving others

KARACHI – Naeem Rashid, a Pakistani who courageously resisted terrorist Brenton Tarrant while opening fire indiscriminately at worshippers in New Zealand’s mosque during Friday prayers, is being termed as a “hero” by national and international media. As the world mourns the loss of 50 people killed in the attack, this Pakistani hero is being praised […]

Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohamad Faisal

6 Pakistanis martyred in Christchurch terrorist attack

ISLAMABAD – Six Pakistanis were martyred in the terrorist attack on two mosques at Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday. This was confirmed by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal in a statement on twitter today. He said New Zealand authorities have pronounced Sohail Shahid, Syed Jahandad Ali, Syed Areeb Ahmed, Mahboob Haroon, Naeem Rashid and his […]