Minister asks media to call IRGC General Qassem Soleimani as martyr because the Muslim military general embraced martyrdom.
Nasir Shah made this appeal, while talking to the media at Sindh Secretariat.
Minister asks media to call
He told the Pakistani media that the martyr is an appropriate word for Haj Qassem Soleimani.
Therefore, he urged that the media should use the correct title for him.
Furthermore, Sindh government Minister referred to the fact that martyr Soleimani was not a private militia leader.
He said Soleimani was valiantly commanding the brave Muslim military of a Muslim country.
Although PTI-led federal government fail to reflect sentiments of the nation, Pakistani nation shower Haj Qassem with praise.
Pakistani nation also express solidarity with Iran and offer condolences.
Haj Qassem and Mohandis Abu Mahdi
Iraq Government had officially requested Iranian military help to counter terrorism. IRGC Quds Force commander Haj Qassem Soleimani was helping Iraq government becaause of the request.
Abu Mahdi Mohandis was leading Hashd al Shaabi or Popular Mobilisation Force that too was helping Iraq government against Daesh terrorists.
Both of them enjoyed legitimacy and played legitimate role. Hence, US Baghdad airstrikes amounted to an attack on Iraq sovereignty in violation of international law.
Pakistani nation is expressing solidarity with Iran. Prominent politicians and former diplomats of Pakistan also offer condolences by visiting Iran diplomatic missions.
Rallies across Pakistan paid homage to Soleimani and Mohandis Abu Mahdi.