Saudi leaders offer condolences to Pakistan over loss of lives


Saudi Arabia’s King Salman sent a cable of condolences to Pakistani President Arif Alvi after the tragic loss of lives as floods swept across a number of regions in the Islamic country, the Saudi Press agency reported early Sunday.

“As we share with you the pain of this affliction, we send to Your Excellency, the families of the deceased and the Pakistani people, our deepest and sincere condolences,” the king said, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also sent a similar cable to the Pakistani president.

“In his cable, the King expressed profound sorrow and sincere sympathy to the President of Pakistan, families of the deceased and the friendly people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, wishing the deceased Allah Almighty’s mercy and forgiveness, their relatives every patience, and the injured a speedy recovery and appealing to Allah Almighty to preserve the President and people of Pakistan against any harm,” the contents of the cable shared by President of Pakistan’s Press Wing and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its official Twitter handle on Monday.

While in his cable, the Saudi Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman expressed his profound sorrow and sincere sympathy with the President of Pakistan and the families of deceased.


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