President, PM condole demise of Fidel Castro

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her grief and sorrow over the demise of former Cuban President Fidel Castro.

Castro, Cuba's longest-serving Communist leader, died on Friday night at the age of 90.

In a condolence message sent to Cuba's President Raul Castro on Saturday, President Bhandari has extended profound sadness over the passing of the historic leader.

Furthermore, the Head of the State, in the condolence message, has stated that Castro will always be remembered for his integrity and dedication for the cause of social justice, equality and right of the people.

Similarly, sending a separate condolence message on Saturday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Fidel Castro.

PM Dahal, in his message, acknowledged Castro as one of the most popular, revolutionary Communist leaders. He has commended Castro as a true representative of people.