NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Awais Khan, President and CEO and the Board of Directors of the American Pakistan Foundation made the following statement on the passing of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke:
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of Ambassador Holbrooke and send our heartfelt condolences to his family. Ambassador Holbrooke was a truly distinguished diplomat and a dear friend to the Pakistani-American community. He will be remembered for his tireless efforts to make Pakistan and Afghanistan more secure, stable, transparent and democratic. We hope to carry on Ambassador Holbrooke's legacy by building a brighter future for the people of Pakistan. "
About the American Pakistan Foundation
The American Pakistan Foundation is dedicated to socio-economic development of Pakistan by expanding opportunities in education, healthcare, micro-infrastructure and entrepreneurship. We also seek to advance mutual understanding and reduce the trust deficit between the peoples of US and Pakistan.
SOURCE American Pakistan Foundation