Islamabad: The entire Pakistani nation is deeply shocked over the terrible news of the earthquake that hit eastern Turkey Wednesday night, says a press release received here today from Ankara, Turkey.
President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have expressed their deep sympathies and condolences to the leadership and the people of Turkey on the loss of precious lives and destruction of property.
The Government and the people of Pakistan stand in full solidarity with their Turkish brothers and sisters and are ready to send any assistance to help overcome the effects of this natural calamity.
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Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
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