Palestinian President expresses condolence over Bahawalpur tragedy  


Islamabad, June 29 (TNS): President of Palestine Mahmood Abbas telephoned Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to express grief over the heavy loss of precious lives and injuries in the Oil Tanker Fire incident occurred in Bahawalpur, state media reported on Thursday.

During conversation, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said Bahawalpur incident was a very tragic accident that had occurred on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr and the entire nation was struck with grief.

Both leaders exchanged Eid greetings and the Prime Minister also expressed good wishes on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan for the government and people of Palestine.

The Prime Minister said Pakistan has always supported the just cause of Palestine’s freedom and will continue to provide moral and diplomatic support to the brotherly people of Palestine in their struggle.