New Delhi : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited the Pakistan High Commission here Friday to mourn assassinated Benazir Bhutto and said Pakistan and South Asia have lost a leader who was deeply committed to peace and democracy.
“It was with the deepest sense of sorrow that I learnt of the tragic demise of Madam Benazir Bhutto,” Manmohan Singh wrote in condolence book at the Pakistan High Commission here.
“In her sad and the untimely death, Pakistan and South Asia have lost an outstanding political leader who was passionately committed to moderation, democracy, peace and friendship between the two countries.”
“I convey my heartfelt condolences to her family and the people of Pakistan,” said the PM.
Earlier in Goa, Manmohan Singh had said the killing of Bhutto was a reminder of the destructive ability of terrorism and reiterated the need to work together to deal with the menace.
“The great tragedy once again is a reminder to all of us of the great harm that terrorism can do to the peace, prosperity and well being of the region,” he said.