PM, Sonia sign condolence register at Pak HC

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New Delhi, Dec 28 (UNI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today visited the Pakistan High Commission and signed the condolence register, expressing sorrow over the killing of Benazir Bhutto.

''It was with the deepest sense of horror and sorrow that I have learnt of the tragic demise of Madam Benazir Bhutto. In her sad and untimely demise, Pakistan and South Asia have lost an outstanding political leader, who was passionately committed to the cause of moderation, democracy and peace and friendship between our two countries,'' Dr Singh said.

''I convey my heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family and the people of Pakistan,'' the Prime Minister, who drove straight to the High Commission on his return from Goa this afternoon, added.

Earlier in the day, Ms Gandhi also expressed similar sentiments in her condolence message in the register kept at the mission.


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