Islamabad - President Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on Monday vowed to eliminate the scourge of terrorism from the country saying the entire nation was united against terrorism and extremism. The President made these remarks during his visit to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where he enquired about the health of those injured in the terrorist attack on a mosque at Parade Lane, Rawalpindi. PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif stated this in his remarks during his visits to the residences of martyred Major Gen Bilal Omer and Corps Commander Peshawar Lt General Masood Aslam to offer his condolences in Rawalpindi. According to official sources, the Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvaiz Kiyani and Minister of Defence Ahmed Mukhtar accompanied President Zardari. The President strongly condemned the gory incident and expressed his deep shock over the heavy loss of life and the injuries to several people who were in the mosque to offer Friday prayers. He expressed his resolve that the government, the people and the armed forces of the country were determined to cleanse their country of extremists and terrorists and would not shy from rendering any sacrifice. President Zardari described it a heinous act by those who claim to be Muslims or for waging a jehad. All these were pious Muslims who had gone to offer their prayers, he said and prayed to Allah Almighty to shower His blessings on the departed souls. The President asked the doctors about the pace of recovery of the injured and directed that the best possible treatment be provided to them to ensure early recovery. PML-N Chief Nawaz said that entire nation was united to combat terrorism and extremism, adding that terrorists have no religion or human values. Nawaz Sharif, who was accompanied by Ch. Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Minister Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor, noted with deep concern saying hundreds of people have lost their lives due to mounting incidents of terrorism in the country. He condoled with the bereaved families.