H.H. The Aga Khan's Message at the Death of Benazir Bhutto - 2008-01-07
2008, January 7: : ISLAMABAD: Prince Aga Khan has condoled with the Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Senator Asif Ali Zardari over the death of his wife Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed. His Highness Aga Khan in a condolence letter wrote, 'It was with immense sadness that I learnt that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had passed away in the most tragic circumstances. To you and your family, I express my deepest and most heartfelt condolences. In the tradition of her family, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto dedicated her life to the people of Pakistan, seeking through her constant and energetic efforts to contribute to the development of her country, and a future of social and economic equity, progress and opportunity for all sectors of the population. She will be sadly mourned by the very many Pakistanis who looked to her for strength and support in their quest for a better quality of life and a better future.' His Highness further wrote, 'My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of deeply painful bereavement, and I share with you my prayers for the peace and progress of the nation of Pakistan.'