Shahbaz Sharif speaks during a press confernce in Islamabad. File
Gulf Today Report
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday will visit the UAE to express condolence on the demise of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The prime minister will leave for UAE from London where is correctly staying.
On Sunday, the prime minister will meet and express condolences with the newly elected President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan.
Earlier, the prime minister, on his Twitter handle, had expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of Sheikh Khalifa and said that UAE had lost a visionary leader and Pakistan, a great friend.Senate chairman expresses grief over the sad demise of Sheikh Khalifa
Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise of Sheikh Khalifa.
Sadiq Sanjrani writes condolence message at the UAE Embassy in Islamabad.
In his message, the Senate chairman said that Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed has played an important role in the development and prosperity of the UAE.
His services are also invaluable for the unity and solidarity of the Muslim Ummah, he underlined. Due to his economic and people-friendly policies, the United Arab Emirates has grown by leaps and bounds and has made significant strides.
Sanjrani remarked that during his tenure relations between Pakistan and UAE reached new heights and were effectively enhanced.
The Senate chairman conveys his condolences to the family of Sheikh Khalifa and prays to Allah Almighty for the forgiveness and high ranks of the deceased.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif conveyed the profound sympathies and condolences of the leadership, government and people of Pakistan to the leadership of UAE.
Condolences were offered by a number of sheikhs, UAE Cabinet ministers, senior civil and Armed Forces officials, Police, citizens, diginatries and residents at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to Isaac Herzog, President of Israel, on the death of his mother.
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Thirteen of its 20 crew members were plucked from the water by another fishing boat before being transferred to the Happy Hiro. They suffered minor injuries.
The plane, which was on a 15-minute scheduled flight to the mountain town of Jomsom, lost contact with the airport tower shortly after takeoff.