Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal
Islamabad, (Parliament Times) : The Government and people of Pakistan expressed condolences over loss of lives as a result of earthquake that hit parts of Southern Türkiye earlier today.
“The people of Pakistan stand in complete solidarity with our Turkish brethren in this hour of grief. We extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and pray for early recovery of those injured. Pakistan stands ready to extend all possible support in the relief effort. We are confident that the resilient Turkish nation will overcome this natural calamity with characteristic grit and determination,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release reads.
More than 1,600 deaths have been reported in Turkey so far as a result of a huge earthquake struck central Turkiye and northwest Syria. It was also felt in Cyprus and Lebanon. The death toll is predicted to rise further.