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Pakistan’s High Commissioner in Kenya received initial information about the death of Mr. Arshad Sharif early in the morning of 24 October.

The High Commissioner accordingly contacted the police authorities, and senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other departments.  Office of the Vice President was also contacted for confirmation.

Pakistanis of Kenyan Origin were also mobilised. The Mission was informed that the body was in Chiromo Funeral House in Nairobi.

The High Commissioner along with Mission’s officers reached the location, and has identified the body of Mr. Sharif.

The Acting Foreign Secretary has visited the family of Mr. Sharif and conveyed confirmation of the sad news, and heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Foreign Minister and the Minister of State. His family has been assured of all possible assistance by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Further procedures including police report are awaited.

The High Commission will facilitate expeditious repatriation of mortal remains of Mr. Sharif in coordination with the host authorities.


24 October 2022

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