PM expresses deep grief over the tragic death of senior journalist Saleem Shahzad.
ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2011 (Frontier Star): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf
Raza Gilani has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the tragic
death of senior journalist Saleem Shahzad who was abducted yesterday and
his dead body was recovered from Mandi Bahauddin. The Prime Minister
took strong note of the incident and ordered immediate inquiry into the
kidnapping and murder of Saleem Shahzad. He assured that the culprits
would be brought to book at every cost, says a press release received
here on Tuesday. The present government, he said, strongly believes in
the freedom of expression and considers freedom of media as an essential
ingredient to strengthen democratic values and culture. The Prime
Minister expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and
prayed to Almightily Allah to bless the departed soul in eternal peace
and give courage to the members of his family to bear this irreparable loss.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)