Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif today offered condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the passing of his mother Heeraben.
Shehbaz Sharif tweeted, “There is no greater loss than losing your mother. My condolences to Prime Minister @narendramodi on his mother’s passing.”
Heeraben Modi passed away at around 3:30 am today at the United Nations Mehta Heart Institute and Research Center in Ahmedabad. She was hospitalized on Wednesday after her health deteriorated.
Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sent condolences to Prime Minister Modi on the passing of his mother.
He tweeted, “My deepest condolences on the sad death of Heeraba ji, the mother of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. She was a simple human being and a true Karmayogi. May the soul rest in peace. She passed away and rested in peace.”
Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ also expressed his condolences. In a tweet, the Prime Minister of Nepal stated: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Smt. Heeraba Modi, dear mother of Prime Minister @PMOIndia. At this sad hour, I express my condolences. Sincere condolences to Prime Minister Modi ji and his family and prayers for the departed soul’s eternal rest.”
Former Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba tweeted: “My sincerest condolences to Shri @narendramodi ji and family on the passing of Reverend Mother Heeraben Modi. May her eternal soul rest in peace. Moksha.”
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa wrote on Twitter: “So sad to hear of the passing of Smt. Heeraben Modi. My sincerest condolences to Prime Minister @narendramodi ji on the passing of his mother. We extend our condolences and prayers to the Prime Minister and his family at this moment of grief.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the last rites of his mother Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar. Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, former CM Vijay Rupani and Cabinet Ministers of Gujarat were present at the final ceremonies of Hiraba Modi.
Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Gujarat this morning, first paid his respects to his mother at her Raysan residence and then carried her remains to the crematorium for final ceremonies. .
Announcing his mother’s death, Prime Minister Modi wrote on Twitter: “A century of glory rests at the feet of God… In Maa, I have always felt that trio, containing the journey of a monk. asceticism, symbol of a selfless Karmayogi and a life committed to values.”
Recalling his meeting with his mother in June, he said: “When I met my mother on her 100th birthday, she said one thing that people always remember: work with wisdom, live life living with purity, which means working with wisdom and living life with purity.”
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