Riyadh-firePresident Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have expressed grief and sorrow over the killing of five Pakistani nationals in Riyadh due to eruption of fire in a residential building.

In their separate messages, they extended condolences to the bereaved families.

The Prime Minister directed the embassy to provide maximum facilitation for transportation of dead bodies to Pakistan.

He also asked the embassy to address any needs of those evacuated from the building.