PM Shehbaz meets King Charles III, condoles Queen Elizabeth's death

PM Shehbaz meets King Charles III, condoles Queen Elizabeth's death

London (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday met King Charles III during the reception hosted by the King in London for the visiting dignitaries.

Extending condolences over the passing of his mother Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the premier observed that the late monarch was a source of inspiration and strength for generations of Commonwealth citizens.

PM Sherhbaz recalled that the people of Pakistan had fond memories of Her Majesty’s two visits to the country. The bond of affection between the Royal family and the Pakistani nation had only strengthened with time.

On behalf of the people and government of Pakistan, PM Shehbaz conveyed best wishes to His Majesty on his accession to the throne and expressed the hope that he would carry on the legacy of his mother in further strengthening friendship among Commonwealth nations.

The premier said that the people of Pakistan held King Charles III in high esteem and looked forward to welcoming him in Pakistan at the earliest opportunity.

PM Shehbaz also thanked the British monarch for the Royal family’s expression of sympathy and support in the wake of the unprecedented floods.

"The appeal for help and the response from both the British government and the public were deeply appreciated in Pakistan," the premier told the king.