A day of national mourning was observed on Tuesday in Pakistan to express fraternal solidarity on behalf of Government and the people of Pakistan with the Government and the people of Iran, on the sad demise of Iranian President Sayyed Ebrahim Raisi and other Iranian dignitaries in the helicopter crash incident.

The National flag flew at half-mast throughout the country on Tuesday. The day of national mourning was declared by Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.