Attack on Lankan team an attempt to spoil Pak reputation: Sherry

March 3rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Mar 3 (ANI): Pakistans Information and Broadcasting Sherry Rehman has strongly condemned the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team, and said it is an attempt to spoil the reputation of Pakistan.

Sherry said President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani have strongly denounced the attack and the prime minister has ordered immediate enquiry of the incident and a report would be compiled soon.

She said security forces took the control of the area and there is no need to be panic, The News reported.

Foolproof security arrangements were made for the Lankan team and a Pakistan Air Force helicopter was sent to evacuate the team from Gaddafi stadium.

Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer has also reached the scene soon after the attck.

Replying to a question, Sherry said at the moment it is difficult to point out anyone and we should wait for the report. (ANI)

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