All out efforts to be made in Dasu incident investigations, PM Khan assures Chinese counterpart

 All out efforts to be made in Dasu incident investigations, PM Khan assures Chinese counterpart

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

ISLAMABAD, 16 July: Prime Minister(PM) Imran Khan has assured Chinese Premier Li Keqiang of making every effort into the Dasu bus incident, in which 12 people were killed, including nine Chinese nationals.

In his conversation with Li Keqiang over the phone on Friday, PM Khan offered his condolences over the death of the Chinese nationals in the tragic incident in Upper Kohistan.

“All efforts will be made to investigate the incident,” the PM said and added that the security of Chinese citizens in Pakistan is the government’s top priority.

He said that enemy forces will not be allowed to harm fraternal relations between the two countries.

‘Terrorism cannot be ruled out’

On Thursday, Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that “terrorism cannot be ruled out” in the Dasu accident.

“Initial investigations into Dasu incident have now confirmed traces of explosives,” the minister had said.

He had said that PM Imran Khan is “personally supervising all developments in this regard” and that the government is closely coordinating with the Chinese embassy.

“We are committed to fight the menace of terrorism together,” he had said.

Earlier in the day, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri had said that a “comprehensive” probe has been launched into the incident, adding that it is “also being investigated from the angle of terrorism”.

He had added that close contact is being maintained with Chinese officials.

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