Pakistan condoles Fidel Castro’s death

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Sartaj Aziz meets Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development

ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (APP): Pakistan on Saturday expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of former Cuban President Fidel Castro and condoled with the government and people of Cuba.
“We have received the sad news of passing away of the former Cuban President, Fidel Castro, with deep sense of grief and sorrow. On behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan, I would like to convey heartfelt condolences to the government and the people of Cuba on this irreparable loss,” Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in a statement issued here said.
The Advisor said late President Fidel Castro steered his nation through numerous daunting challenges with statesmanship, honour and dignity.
Pakistan Cuba relationship, he said, took roots under his able leadership and has flourished ever since, adding that the late President would be missed by his friends and admirers in Pakistan for times to come.
“We wish the departed soul of late Fidel Castro to rest in
eternal peace,” Aziz said.