Saudi King Condemns Pakistan School Attack, Offers Condolences
December 18, 2014
(WASHINGTON, DC) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, sent cables of condolences to Pakistani President Memnon Hussein for the victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attack against a school in Peshawar.
“As we strongly condemn these criminal acts, we express to your Excellency, the families of the victims, and the brotherly people of Pakistan our condolences,” said King Abdullah.
Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-AsShaikh, who is also Chairman of the Council of Senior Ulema (religious scholars) and the General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta, also condemned the attack, describing it as a corruption, injustice and aggression. The Grand Mufti stressed that all religions prohibit murder as unjustly and prevent it.