Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the loss of innocent lives in the attack is highly condemned. He said peace in Afghanistan is imperative for peace and stability of the region.
The minister prayed for the departed souls and early recovery of the wounded.
Meantime, the Foreign Office Spokesperson in his statement offered heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.
The spokesperson said Pakistan denounces terrorism in all its forms and demonstrations. He said Pakistan completely supports the Afghan efforts for reviving complete peace and security in the country through the strengthening of the constitutional process in Afghanistan.
A suicide bomber killed at least 24 people outside a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, international media reported. “The toll includes women and children” while Ghani was unhurt.
Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said the bomber had been on a motorbike and had exploded at the first checkpoint leading to the rally.