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US ambassador condoles demise of Mujaddedi

US ambassador condoles demise of Mujaddedi

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Feb 14, 2019 - 13:06

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The US ambassador to Afghanistaninfo-icon on Thursday expressed its condolences over the death of former president Sibghatullah Mujaddedi.

In a statement, R. Bass extended sincere condolences to the Afghan people and to the family of Mujaddedi, who was laid to rest on Wednesday

Through his long career in public service and educationinfo-icon, Mujaddedi served as a staunch advocate for Afghanistan, the ambassador said.

The statement quoted Bass as saying: “From serving as chairman of the Loya Jirgainfo-icon in 2003 and helping to approve the country’s constitution to his service on the High Peace Councilinfo-icon, Mujaddedi was invested in creating a peaceful future for all Afghans.”

The US diplomat said: “We join the people of Afghanistan in remembering President Sibghatullah Mujaddedi on this national day of mourning.”

Meanwhile, Pakistaninfo-icon’s Foreign Office also extended deepest condolences over the sad demise of Mujaddedi. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said his thoughts and prayers were with the bereaved families.
 

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