President, PM condole with Chinese leadership over flood devastation, loss of precious lives


ISLAMABAD:(Web Desk)- President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have expressed deep griefand sorrow over the loss of lives and property caused by the devastating floods in South China.The President and the Prime Minister, in their separate messages addressed to the Chinese President and Premier, respectively, conveyed their condolences to the Chinese leadership. According to a Foreign Office press release issued here on Thursday, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in his message addressed to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said:-
“On behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan, and on my own behalf, I wish to convey heartfelt condolences over the loss of precious lives and property due to severe flooding and thunderstorms in South China. At this difficult time, I would like to assure the brotherly people of China that the Government and people of Pakistan share their grief and sorrow.
We are confident that under your leadership, the brave and resilient people of China will be able to overcome this disaster with courage and fortitude. Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest
consideration.” President Mamnoon Hussain in his message addressed to President Xi Jinping said, “I am deeply saddened and grieved at the loss of precious lives and damage to property because of severe flooding and thunderstorms in South China.
On behalf of the people and Government of Pakistan, and on my own behalf, I would like to convey our deep sympathies to the bereaved families and to the affectees of the calamity. At this difficult time, we assure our Chinese brothers that the Government and people of Pakistan share their grief. Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest
esteem and consideration.”

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