Government of Pakistan
September 11, 2001

New York, 11 September, 2001: The Government of Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington which have caused great loss of innocent lives. The people of Pakistan are deeply shocked by these heinous acts of terrorism. They share the deep sorrow and grief of the people of the United States in this hour of national tragedy.

Terrorism poses the gravest challenge to the stability and progress of contemporary societies. International community must unite and resolutely fight this evil in all its forms. Itself a victim, Pakistan feels deep indignation at these most barbaric acts of terrorism against the people of the United States. The Government of Pakistan hopes that the perpetrators of these crimes will be apprehended and punished soon.