The Government and the people of Pakistan are deeply saddened by reports of loss of several lives as well as numerous injuries and damage to property as a result of the earthquake that hit eastern Turkey and parts of Iran earlier today.
We offer our profound condolences and heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved families and pray for the early recovery of those injured in this natural calamity.
We stand by the brotherly people of Turkey and Iran in this hour of grief and are ready to provide all possible support and assistance.
23 February 2020
Last modified: February 23, 2020
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