"Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid who was martyred trying to tackle the white supremacist terrorist and his courage will be recognised with a national award", Khan wrote on Twitter on Sunday, while extending support to the families of the Pakistani victims.
Another man arrested on Friday will appear in court on Monday on charges that are "tangential" to the attacks, though he was not believed to be involved in the shootings, police said Sunday.
Meanwhile, the number of the injured people from the terror attacks stood at 50, and 36 of them were still being treated in Christchurch Hospital, with two remaining in intensive care unit and one child at a children's hospital, Xinhua reported citing the police.
A 28-year-old Australian man, a suspected far-right extremist who posted a manifesto detailing his anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim views, was charged with murder in a New Zealand court Saturday.
"I can confirm that the bodies of those who have died are beginning to be returned to their families from this evening", she said, adding that all were expected to be released by Wednesday, March 20.
Police then rammed the gunman's vehicle and arrested him.
Many victims still missing or injured, families and relatives continue to wait around the hospitals in Christchurch to hear about the fate of their loved ones.
"I think the public should be assured that we train for this, hoping we never, ever have to respond", he said.
Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques during Friday prayers
She said the victims were people who had made New Zealand their home, and that the perpetrators had no place in the country . Four people are in custody and one is person is on the loose after fatal shootings at two Christchurch's mosques today.
"Just around the entrance door there were elderly people sitting there praying and he just started shooting at them", Mazharuddin told Sky.
Aziz was at the Linwood mosque with his four sons when he rushed the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find - a hand-held credit card machine.
Rashid's 21-year-old son Talha Naeem was also killed in the attack, Pakistan's foreign ministry said.
Aziz, originally from Afghanistan, ran outside after the shooting started and picked up a shotgun that the gunman had dropped.
Residents pay their respects by placing flowers for the victims of the mosques attacks in Christchurch.
Speaking at a press conference on Sunday following the attacks that killed 50 people, Ms Ardern said if her office could have done anything with the information sent by accused shooter Brenton Tarrant, "absolutely we would have".
He said they were praying "to our God of all peoples and of all cultures for peace, tolerance and good will".
We know that from this devastation and deep mourning, the people of New Zealand will unite to show that such evil can never defeat compassion and tolerance.
She went on to add that the suspect, Brenton Tarrant, obtained a gun license in November 2017 and purchased the weapons used in his attacks legally in December of 2017.
New Zealand has previously tried to change its gun laws, with the most recent attempt coming two years ago.