Quran recitation and candelight vigil in Ankara for Peshawar victims

Hundreds of people from all backgrounds have gathered in Ankara at the Pakistan embassy to honour the victims of the Peshawar attack this week.

Quran recitation and candelight vigil in Ankara for Peshawar victims

World Bulletin / News Desk

Hundreds of tearful Pakistanis, Turks and people of diverse nationalities gathered in Pakistan Embassy Ankara on Saturday evening. They recited Holy Quran, offered Fateha and then participated in candlelit vigil to pay tributes to the schoolchildren and staff killed in a brutal attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School. 

Ambassador Haroon Shaukat and all officers and staff and their families participated in recitation the Holy Quran and attended the vigil.

Meanwhile, a large number of diplomats, Turkish politicians, and civil society members visited Pakistan Embassy and condoled over the tragic incident. They noted their condolences in the condolence book.

 

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Aralık 2014, 21:22
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