Friday May 13, 2022

Pakistan Civil And Military Leadership Condole Over Death Of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said he was deeply grieved to hear about the passing of Sheikh Khalifa.

“UAE has lost a visionary leader & Pakistan a great friend,” the prime minister said.

“We send our heartfelt condolences & sympathies to the government & people of the UAE. May Allah rest his soul in peace!” he added.

President Arif Alvi in a message, said people of Pakistan stood by their brothers and sisters of the UAE in this hour of grief and sorrow.


He also paid rich tributes to President Khalifa for promoting friendly ties with Pakistan. Today Pakistan stands deprived of a great friend, said President Alvi in his tweet.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and all the ranks of the Pakistan Army expressed heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of the president of the UAE.

“Pakistan has lost a great friend. May Allah Almighty bless his soul & give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen,” the COAS added.

National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of the president.

He prayed to Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family and people of UAE to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.

Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s sister, expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of Sheikh Khalifa and to the people of UAE.

“I will always remember him for the friendship & kindness he showed my family. A true friend of Pakistan, he always supported the country in its moment of need,” Aseefa said.

The people of Pakistan mourn his loss and share in the grief of our Emirati brothers and sisters, she added.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday expressed condolence over the death of the President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

He prayed to Allah Almighty for peace of the departed soul.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Royal family and the people of the UAE,” the foreign minister remarked on Twitter.

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