Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq visited South African High Commission in Islamabad Wednesday to offer condolence on the demise of Former South African President Nelson Mandela.

The Speaker also recorded his comments on the condolence book placed in High Commission. South African High Commissioner and other Senior Officials of the High Commission were present on the occasion.

The Speaker wrote “The hearts of my nation are heavy with the sad news of President Mandela’s passing away. Very few in the contemporary history can match the stature and acumen of Mr. Mandela, who will be immortalized for his “long walk to human freedoms, equality and dignity of man”.

“The people and the Parliament of Pakistan join me in offering our profound grief and condolences to the people and the Parliament of brotherly South Africa. May the legend rest in eternal peace”, the Speaker wrote.

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