President Dr Arif condoles loss of lives in Turkey earthquake.
He wrote his feelings on Twitter on Saturday, while expressing sadness over the loss of lives and injuries.
The earthquake hitting Izmir city of Turkey caused deaths and injuries.
President Dr Arif condoles loss of lives in Turkey
“It is with great sadness that we receive news of earthquake that hit Izmir. Excellency & brother (President Recep Tayyip Erdogan) please convey sincere condolences from people of Pakistan to families of victims,”
He commiserated with all those who were affected and prayed for early recovery of the injured.
At least 24 people were killed and 804 injured when a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Izmir on Friday. According to Turkish authorities, at least 743 were injured in Izmir, and in neighboring provinces.
Meanwhile, Turkey thanks Pakistan for solidarity over Izmir quake losses.
The government of Turkey on Friday expressed gratitude to Pakistan for the solidarity expressed over its loThe sses after a strong earthquake hit the city of Izmir.
“Sincere thanks to brotherly people of Pakistan for expressing sympathy for the earthquake in İzmir and strong solidarity with the Turkish people,” Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on its official twitter page.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry added that “May Allah bless both our nations and eternal friends”.