Express sorrow over quake disaster-Pakistani Ambassador visited Turkish Embassy


WASHINGTON, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US, Masood Khan, Wednesday visited the the embassy of Turkiye to express solidarity with the Turkish people as they deal with the impacts of the country’s worst-ever earthquake disaster.

Turkish Ambassador Hasan Murat Mercan, who received his Pakistani counterpart, apprised him of the latest situation in the calamity-hit areas, according to a press release of the Pakistani embassy. He also expressed appreciation for the sentiments and generosity being demonstrated by the people of Pakistan and Pakistani diaspora in the United States.

On his part, Ambassador Masood Khan expressed deep sympathies and condolence over the huge losses due to tragedy of epic proportions.

Recalling Turkiye’s response during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, especially relief and rescue activities and the contributions made in rebuilding of Muzzafarabad, Balakot and Bagh, Ambassador Khan said that the memories of generosity of the Turkish brethren were still fresh in the minds of Pakistani people. “

“We will provide every possible assistance to our Turkish brethren at this hour of distress,” the Ambassador said.

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