On May 22, 2020 the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon sent a condolence message to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Arif Alvi.
The condolence message reads in part:
We are deeply saddened by the news of the terrible tragedy of an airliner crash which occured close to the Karachi airport, and as a result of which many citizens of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan were killed.
On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Tajikistan, I express my deepest condolences and sympathy to the friendly people of Pakistan.
I ask God to grant the families and friends of victims patience and endurance.