President, PM grieved over Australian bushfire losses


By Umbreen Turk
ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan, Dr. ArifAlvi and Prime Minister, Imran Khan, have expressed their heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the government and people of Australia over the devastating bushfires. In their separate condolence messages to the Governor General, Prime Minister and President of the Senate of Commonwealth of Australia, the Pakistani dignitaries have stated that, thoughts and prayers of the government and people of Pakistan are with all those affected by the shocking bushfires in Australia. President Dr. ArifAlvi has expressed the confidence that the Australian people will overcome this challenge with their characteristic resilience. Prime Minister Imran Khan while expressing deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives and large-scale material damage has conveyed Pakistan’s readiness to assist in any manner possible, keeping in view the close friendly ties and deep-rooted historical connections between the two countries. Chairman Senate Mr. Sanjrani also conveyed his readiness to help and support Australian authorities by everything in his power in this challenging time.