Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
On the terrorist attacks in Pakistan
New York, 16 February, 2017
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser strongly condemns the recent wave of terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Today’s attack on worshippers at a revered Sufi Shrine in southern Pakistan is the latest in such barbaric acts. According to the latest count, 70 people were killed and more than 250 were wounded in today’s attack.
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) promotes dialogue among all religious denominations without exclusion, stressing that diversity and tolerance are core values for UNAOC.
The High Representative extends his deepest sympathies to the victims’ families and to the people and Government of Pakistan.