President orders compensation of Rs one mln for Kazmi’s driver
President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered compensation of Rs one million and Rs 0.5 million respectively to the driver and the injured gunman of Minister of Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi.The driver Mohammad Younas was killed on the spot when unknown gunmen ambushed the Religious Ministers car as soon as he left his office near Melody market. He received multiple shots in his head and chest and died instantly. He has left behind six children.
Kazmi’s guard Constable Mohammad Ashraf was also seriously injured in the attack and is undergoing treatment at the Poly Clinic hospital.
The President who strongly condemned the attack also announced provision of equivalent employment to the next of kin of the victim.
Meanwhile Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Tariq Majeed called on President Asif Ali Zardari here at the Presidency on Thursday evening and discussed matters pertaining to security situation and professional capabilities of the armed forces.
General Tariq Majid apprised the President about the combat capabilities of armed forces and their professional prepardness to safeguard the strategic assets of the country.
The President later hosted Iftar dinner for Chairman JCSC General Tariq Majeed
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