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PM Khan condoles UK PM Boris over sad demise of mother

PM Khan extends his condolences to British PM Boris Johnson whose mother recently passed away. On the occasion, PM Khan sent his prayers and thoughts to Boris Johnson during this difficult time.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday extended his condolences to Prime Minister of United Kingdom Boris Johnson on the sad demise of his mother.

In a tweet on social media platform Twitter, he said, “My condolences to Prime Minister @BorisJohnson on the sad demise of his mother. In this difficult moment, my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.”

Charlotte Johnson Wahl, a professional painter, passed away “suddenly and peacefully” at a London hospital on Monday, at the age of 79.

Boris Johnson once described his mother, who was a painter, as the “supreme authority” in the family.

Senior figures from across the political spectrum, including Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, have sent their condolences to Mr. Johnson.

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Boris Johnson & PM Khan’s conversation

In August, Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with PM Khan. The UK PM spoke to PM Khan about the situation in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister stressed his commitment to work with international partners to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan and the wider region.

The Prime Minister underlined that any recognition of the new government in Afghanistan to happen on an international, not unilateral basis. He said that the legitimacy of any future Taliban government will be subject to them upholding internationally agreed standards on human rights and inclusivity.

Both the Prime Ministers agreed their governments will keep in close contact in the coming days on the evolving situation.

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Courtesy: APP with additional input by GVS