Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump and offered heartfelt condolence on the sudden demise of former union minister Sushma Swaraj by calling her as a champion for women in India and across the globe on Wednesday.

Taking to Twitter, Ivanka expressed her sadness, saying “With the passing of former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, India has lost a warm and dedicated leader and public servant”.

She further tweeted, “Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women in India and across the globe and it was an honour to know her”.

Ivanka also posted two photographs of her interaction with Sushma Swaraj.

One photo was of formal interaction between the two with their national flags in the background, and another of an informal meeting.

Swaraj died late on Tuesday after suffering from cardiac arrest. She was 67 years old.

On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had also tweeted his condolences, saying Sushma Swaraj was a “strong partner who shared our view that a more democratic world is a more peaceful one”.

“Saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and former #India External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. She was a strong partner who shared our view that a more democratic world is a more peaceful one. Our thoughts are with her family and the people of India,” he wrote.