President Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday visited the US Embassy to offer his condolences at the sad demise of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and lauded his services for Pakistan. While recording his message in the condolence book, the President said, Pakistanis, like many other around the world, mourn the death of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, a great intellect and force for good, a personal friend of Pakistan, my wife Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and myself. His untiring efforts to enhance US-Pakistan relations and his assistance during the Swat crisis and the devastating flood that have affected Pakistan will never be forgotten, he observed. The President also announced conferment of Hilal-e-Pakistan upon Ambassador Richard Holbrooke posthumously for his meritorious services to strengthen Pak-US bilateral relations. The President also gave the US Ambassador a letter for Mrs. Richard Holbrooke. The President was received at the US Embassy by Cameron P.Munter, US ambassador in Pakistan.