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September 18, 2019
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Pakistan

Nawaz Calls The Malaysian Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday called his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak and expressed his deep grief over the death of the Malaysian Ambassador’s wife.

The spouse of the Malaysian Ambassador was among seven people killed when an MI-17 helicopter crashed in Naltar Valley of Gilgit on Friday.

On May 08, an MI-17 helicopter crash in the Naltar Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan killed seven people including Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen, wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors along with two Pakistan Army officers and a Subedar.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has deputed three cabinet ministers to accompany the bodies of envoys and spouses who lost their lives in the tragic crash.