In Pakistan and beyond its borders, many are still sobbing the massive loss of innocent lives that was the result of a brutal attack on army school in Peshawar on December,16 ,2014. In the evil attack 132 children and nine staff members were killed. Australians express solidarity with the people of Pakistan in the aftermath of terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar .
On Thursday 17 December, 2015 the Young Pakistan Association of Australia held a commemoration dinner marking Black Day. The event was held to honour the victims of the Army Public School attack in Peshawar of last year. The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Naela Chohan was the Chief Guest of the event. People from different walks of life participated in the event. Different faith representatives attended the event and expressed solidarity with the people of Pakistan and condemned the brutal act of terrorism. The speakers emphasised that none of the religions allows terrorism and every individual should play a positive role to overcome extremism and enhance positivity.
Business community,students and people from various countries including India, residing in Sydney attended the event and expressed solidarity with the people of Pakistan and condemned the brutal act of terrorism. The speakers emphasised that to combat terrorism , every individual should play their part to promote peace in the world.Francis Ventura,founder of the Peshawar School for Peace said , the school is a step to contribute for humanity and will play its role of peace and harmony. He thanked all the contributors and supporters who made the initiative successful.Talal Shah President, Young Pakistan Association thanked all the people, who came out to show solidarity with Pakistan and its people.