President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Thursday strongly condemned the attack on an Iranian official and termed it an attempt to damage the Pak-Iran ties. The two leaders in separate messages deplored the attack that killed Director Public Relations of the Iranian Consulate in Peshawar Syed Abu-ul-Hassan Jafri and directed the provincial authorities to investigate the matter so that the real culprits are apprehended. President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani prayed to Allah Almighty to shower his blessings on the departed soul and courage for his family to bear their loss. The two leaders said the relations between Pakistan and Iran were very strong and deep rooted and could not be impacted by such acts.