Islamabad, July 18, 2014 (PPI-OT):
On behalf of the people and Government of Pakistan, I wish to extend my deepest condolences over the tragic crash of Flight MH17 in Ukraine, in which 295 precious lives were lost including 43 Malaysian and other nationals.
We are deeply shocked over this tragic incident and share your anguish and pain. In this hour of bereavement and immense grief, the Government and people of Pakistan join me to express our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the government and people of Malaysia and to the families of all passengers who were on board the unfortunate flight. We pray for the departed souls.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan