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May 9 to be remembered as ‘dark day’ in country's history: President, PM
May 09, 2024

President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif have said that 9th may will always be remembered as a dark day in country's history, when a politically instigated mop rain amok across the country, damaging public property and military installations.

In a statement the President condemned the violence and said that the unfortunate incidents severely tarnished the country's image, which only served the interest of Pakistan's enemies.

He termed the mob attacks as an attempt to challenge the writ of the state.

The President expressed pride in Pakistan's armed forces and the institutions.

He emphasized that those responsible for the May 9th violence should be held a countable according to law.