Pakistan Prime Minister calls up Modi, condoles death in Kollam fireworks tragedy

Monday, Apr 11, 2016,9:42 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called up Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to offer condolences over the Kerala fire tragedy. Sharif called up Modi Sunday night to express grief over the temple fire tragedy in Kerala, a PMO official said.

Expressing gratitude, Modi offered his condolences to Sharif over the loss of lives and property due to an earthquake that occurred the same day in Pakistan.

Earlier in the day, Pakistan had extended deep condolences over the pre-dawn disaster that has claimed 106 lives so far. The people and the government of Pakistan express their deep condolences on the loss of precious lives, resulting from a fire in the temple, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said. Our sympathies are with the bereaved families. We wish early recovery to all injured people, it said.