Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry sent condolences to the Dawood family after OceanGate announced they believe all the individuals on the Titan submersible have been lost.
Prominent Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood and his son Suleman were among the five people in the submersible.
“Our deepest condolences to the Dawood family and the family of other passengers on the sad news about the fate of Titanic submersible in the North Atlantic. We appreciate the multinational efforts over the last several days in search of the vessel,” the foreign ministry statement read.
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly also expressed his condolences and said in a tweet that the United Kingdom is closely supporting the families of those who died.
CNN's Sugam Pokharel and Jessie Gretener contributed reporting to this post.