Statement by the Speaker of the Senate of Afghanistan on the Death of Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin
Ottawa: His Excellency Fazal Hadi Muslimyar, Speaker of the Senate of Afghanistan, issued the following statement today about the death of Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Speaker of the Senate of Canada yesterday in Montreal.
“I am deeply saddened by the news of the death of Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Speaker of the Senate of Canada on April 23, 2015. I share the grief of this tragic loss and extend my sincere condolences to the People and Government of Canada, his family and loved ones and his fellow Parliamentarians.
I visited Canada by the invitation of Honourable Nolin and Honourable Andrew Scheer, even though I wasn’t able to meet Honourable Nolin in person but I heard a great deal about him. He was a man with dignity, passion and honour.
May the almighty God bless his soul and rest in peace.”
Released from the Political and Media Department
Embassy of Afghanistan in Canada