people and government of the United Kingdom.
The Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.
“Deeply grieved at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Pakistan joins the UK & other Commonwealth nations in mourning her death,” PM Shehbaz wrote on his official Twitter handle.
President Arif Alvi, has expressed his sincere condolences to the Royal family, the government, and the people of Great Britain on the sad demise of Queen Elizabeth II, the second longest reigning monarch in the history of Great Britain.
PPP chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said he is deeply saddened by “the loss of one of the most iconic figures of our times”. “Queen Elizabeth II personified an era & embodied hope & compassion. At this time of grief, our thoughts & prayers go out to people & govt. of UK and Royal Family,” he said on his Twitter handle.
National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf also extended deepest condolences and sympathies to the Royal family, friends, people and the UK government. “He [NA Speaker Asraf] recalled day when she [Queen] addressed a joint sitting of Pakistan’s Parliament & expressed desire to see peaceful region by addressing all causes of concern,” the official statement quoted him as saying.
Senate Chaimran Sadiq Sanjrani on behalf of the upper house of parliament extended condolence to the Royal Family and marked it as a moment of grief.