ISLAMABAD, Jan 19 (Asia Free Press): Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan telephoned Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and condemned the heinous terrorist attack by Houthi militia on civil facilities in the UAE, according to media reports.
The prime minister affirmed Pakistan’s solidarity with the UAE and rejection of any threat to the security and sovereignty of the Emirates, reported APP.
The Prime Minister also offered his condolences for the victims of these attacks and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.
Sheikh Zayed expressed his thanks and appreciation to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan for his sincere feelings towards the UAE and its people.
Earlier, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson also strongly condemned the “heinous terrorist attack” on civilian areas by the Houthis in Abu Dhabi, claiming several lives, including a Pakistani National.
“We offer our condolences to the families of the victims and wish the speedy recovery to the injured,” the FO spokesman said in a statement.
Such attacks violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the UAE and posed a grave threat to regional peace and security. Pakistan calls for their immediate cessation, the FO statement comprised.
“Pakistan stands in solidarity with the brotherly people and government of the United Arab Emirates in the face of this wanton act of terrorism,” the spokesperson remarked.
On Jan 17, 2022, authorities in the Gulf country said three fuel trucks exploded, and a fire broke out at a construction site near Abu Dhabi International Airport, killing three people from India and Pakistan and injuring six others in what officials say was an operation using missiles and drones.
After the said attack, the United States, China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Bangladesh and other major countries and Organizations have condemned the Houthi militia for the attack and vowed to hold militia accountable.