Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the President of Pakistan, His Excellency Mr. Mamnoon Hussain.
HE Mr. Mamnoon Hussain
President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Secretariat of the President,
I was deeply saddened to hear about the devastating terrorist attack in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, killing and injuring so many people - and especially so many children, while they were celebrating Easter Sunday.
On behalf of the Norwegian people and myself I send you my deepest condolences, and ask you to convey my sympathies to those bereaved and to those otherwise afflicted by this tragedy.
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