The Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) would like to convey its condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of Mr. Lief H. Larsen (Ambassador of Norway), Mr. Domingo D. Lucenario Jr. (Ambassador of Philippines), Mrs. Datin Habibah Mahmud (wife of the Malaysian Ambassador), Mrs. Heri Listyawati Burhan Muhammad (wife of the Indonesian Ambassador), pilots: Major Altamash Riaz and Major Faisal Wasim, and Naib Subedar Zakir Ali, who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter crash in Naltar, Gilgit-Balitistan on May 8 2015.

The extraordinary services of the Ambassadors in elevating ties between their respective countries and Pakistan, as well as the commitment of the pilots and the crew member in the Pakistan Army will be long remembered.

PHF wishes for a quick and full recovery for Mr. Burhan Muhammad (Ambassador of Indonesia), Mr. Andrzej Ananicz (Ambassador of Poland), his wife Mrs. Zofia Ananicz, Mr. Hasrul Sani Mujtabar (Ambassador of Malaysia), and Mr. Marcel de Vink (Ambassador of Netherlands) injured in the crash.

Our thoughts are with the families in this difficult time.