ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi received a telephone call from the UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Tuesday.
During the telephonic conversation, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan’s strong condemnation of the heinous terrorist attack on civilian areas by Houthi militia. He offered condolences to the families of the victims and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
Thank you brother HH FM @ABZayed for your call of condolence on tragic death of a Pakistan national in the terrorist attack in Abu Dhabi. We offer our condolences to the families of all victims & strongly condemn the attack, violating sovereignty & territorial integrity of #UAE
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) January 18, 2022
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan conveyed heartfelt condolences on the demise of a Pakistani national due to the terrorist attack in Abu Dhabi on January 17, 2022. He also shared details of the tragic incident with Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanked the UAE government for extending all-out support in early repatriation of the mortal remains of the deceased Pakistani national and treatment for the injured.
Expressing solidarity with the brotherly people and government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the tragic incident, Qureshi underlined that such acts violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the UAE. He called for an immediate cessation of such attacks which continue to pose a grave threat to regional and international peace and security.
Pakistan and UAE have excellent fraternal ties. The two foreign ministers reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening and deepening bilateral relations further.