Says economic meltdown, state sponsored censorship, culture of fear, insecurity leading them to flee country
Urges state to end human trafficking networks, create Pakistan where people have future
ISLAMABAD, JUN 19 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi expressed his deepest condolence with the bereaved families of over 300 Pakistanis who lost their lives in the Greece boat disaster, saying that economic meltdown, state sponsored censorship and culture of fear and insecurity leading them to find any means necessary to leave.
In his statement on Monday, Qureshi said: “My deepest condolences go to the families of over 300 Pakistanis who lost their lives in the Greece boat disaster.”
He said that young men, women and children all victims of human smuggling networks, made to journey through unspeakable conditions that ultimately led to the loss of their lives.
“May the families of all the victims be given the solace they need, to bear such a tragic loss,” he prayed.
However, Qureshi urged that the state must find, punish and put an end to human trafficking networks in Pakistan, adding that equally, they must create a Pakistan where people see and have a future.
“No Pakistani should have to bear the brunt of a total economic meltdown, state sponsored censorship and this culture of fear and insecurity, leading them to find any means necessary to leave,” he added.