PM Koirala condoles death of APJ Abdul Kalam

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of India’s former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Kalam died last night at the age of 84.

“I am saddened to hear the news of him passing away,” said PM Koirala.

In a message, PM Koirala expressed his condolence to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Government of India, relatives of Kalam and the Indian people, on behalf of the government and people of Nepal and on his own, in this hour of grief.

PM Koirala also recalled Kalam’s contributions to lead India in the path of scientific advancement and progress.

“Nepal has lost a good friend and I have lost an honoured and ideal personality,” PM Koirala said.