President Karzai Calls Hugo Chavez death a great loss

March 6, 2013 -  President Hamid Karzai was saddened to learn of the death of Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela and offers his condolences to the President’s family, the Government and the people of Venezuela.

Calling his death a great loss, President Karzai said President Chávez, will go down in history as a capable leader who served throughout his life to protect his country’s sovereignty and improve his people’s life.

The President hoped that the hardworking people of Venezuela could, through a democratic election, guarantee their country’s continued stability and progress.