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President and Prime Minister send condolence messages to the Iranian President over the tragic earthquake on 12th November, 2017

(2017-11-13) The President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan have sent condolence messages to the Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani on the devastating earthquake that struck the bordering regions of Iran and Iraq on the night of 12th November, 2017 causing massive casualties in the Iranian province of Kermanshah.

The President and the Prime Minister in their respective messages have conveyed deepest condolences on behalf of the people and Government of Pakistan to the Iranian brethren at this grave tragedy. They have expressed that Pakistan firmly stood by them in braving this calamity.

In order to assist the Iranian Government's rescue and relief efforts, the President and the Prime Minister have offered to send immediate consignment of humanitarian supplies including tents, blankets and other associated items along with rescue and relief teams. The concerned authorities in this regard are in touch with the Iranian side to ensure that humanitarian supplies are sent according to the Iranian needs.


Islamabad
13 November 2017