Islamabad: The foreign ministry of Pakistan and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif have expressed condolences over the lives lost in the earthquake.
The Prime Minister said that that “relevant authorities are working to support Afghanistan in this time of need.
Meanwhile, the foreign ministry said in a statement that the government and people of Pakistan extend their “deepest condolences and sympathies over the loss of precious lives and damage to property caused by the tragic earthquake in Paktika province of Afghanistan.”
“The people of Pakistan stand in strong solidarity with their Afghan brethren in this difficult time. We have no doubt that the brotherly Afghan people will overcome the effects of this natural calamity with their characteristic resilience,” the statement read.