Islamabad, May 13: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was criticised for remaining busy with a launcheon party in honour of parliamentary leaders during an All Parties Conference while 43 people were killed in a deadly terror attack on a bus in Karachi on Wednesday morning. [43 killed in Karachi terror attack]
Leaders gathered at the PM House noon to consult the Pakistan-China Economic Corridor. It was said that an MQM representative advised Sharif to shorten the meeting and to visit Karachi without any delay. [Karachi attack and propaganda war]
The prime minister, although spoke on taking a majority vote for carrying on with the Economic Corridor presentation, asked the participants to have their lunch peacefully. [TTP splinter group claims responsibility]
Pakistani Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif, however, cancelled his three-day visit to Sri Lanka and headed to Karachi to have a law and order situation in the terror-hit city.