Margaret Thatcher was a transformative figure, PM

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Condoling the death of Britain’s first woman prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said she was a “transformative figure” under whom Britain registered important progress on the national and international arena.

“I express my deepest sadness on the passing away of former British prime minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher,” Manmohan Singh said in his message.

“She was a transformative figure under whom the United Kingdom registered important progress on the national and international arena,” he said.

“People of India join me in sending our sincerest condolences to the Thatcher family, the government and people of the United Kingdom,” he added.

Thatcher, who was admired as the “Iron Lady”, died Monday after suffering a stroke. She was 87.

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid described Thatcher as a “remarkable, remarkable person, a great leader, powerful leader” and “she will be mourned.”

“The knowledge she is no longer there is heart breaking and sad, and I would like to convey my condolence to her family and friends,” he added.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.