PM Lee Hsien Loong sends condolences on Lahore attack to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistani Christians mourn the death of a blast victim of the March 27 suicide bombing, in Lahore, on March 28, 2016.
Pakistani Christians mourn the death of a blast victim of the March 27 suicide bombing, in Lahore, on March 28, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has written to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to convey his condolences on the terrorist attack in Lahore on Sunday which killed at least 72 and wounded more than 300 others, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday (March 29).

Here is the text of the letter:

Letter from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif;

28 March 2016

Dear Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,

On behalf of the Government, I offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims as well as the people and Government of Pakistan on the brutal terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan.

Singapore strongly condemns this senseless act of terror.  I was especially saddened to learn that many of the victims were innocent women and children.  This attack is a reminder of the need for all of us to continue our vigilance against terrorism, and to remain resolute in countering it.

Our thoughts are with you and your people.

Yours sincerely

LEE HSIEN LOONG

HE Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister

Islamic Republic of Pakistan


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