ISLAMABAD - Motegi Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan has expressed his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and the families of the deceased over the loss of precious lives in a tragic plane crash in Karachi on May 22 and prayed for the victims of this accident. 

The Japanese Foreign Minister assured to FM Qureshi that Japan would like to continuously cooperate with Pakistan to overcome the challenges posed by the spread of COVID-19 worldwide. 

The Japanese Foreign Minister, in his condolence letter to the Foreign Minister of Pakistan said “I was deeply shocked and grieved to learn of the loss of many precious lives caused by the plane crash in the city of Karachi on May 22. I pray for the victims of this tragic accident and offer my deepest sympathies and condolences to their families”.