Dr Sultan Al Jaber visits Adnoc colleagues injured in Abu Dhabi attacks

Group chief executive extends sympathies and offers full support

Dr Sultan Al Jaber, group chief executive of Adnoc, visited colleagues who were injured during the attacks. Photo: Adnoc

Dr Sultan Al Jaber, group chief executive of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company on Wednesday visited colleagues injured in this week's terrorist attacks in Abu Dhabi.

He extended the sympathy and condolences of the UAE leadership and of Adnoc, assuring them that the nation will offer its full support.

Dr Al Jaber also spoke to the families of the colleagues who died in Monday's attacks.

The blasts at an oil storage plant in Mussaffah and a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport killed three people and injured six.

Two of the dead were from India and one from Pakistan. The Houthis claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Dr Al Jaber also spoke to the Indian and Pakistan ambassadors to the UAE to express his condolences.

Adnoc confirmed all nine casualties were its employees, with six suffering injuries and receiving specialist care.

“Professional support teams are supporting the families of all those who have been impacted,” it said.

“At this time, the entire Adnoc family extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our colleagues who died this morning.”

The UAE on Tuesday called for a UN Security Council meeting on the attacks. In a letter submitted to the UN, the Emirates condemned the Houthis for targetting civilians and civilian centres in flagrant contravention of international law.

It calls on the council to condemn the Houthi actions unequivocally.

Countries, leaders and ministers from around the world condemned the attacks.

Updated: January 20, 2022, 5:35 AM