Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan received a telephone call from His Highness Mohamed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today.
The Crown Prince strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Lahore on 20 January 2022, which claimed three lives and left several injured. He offered deepest condolences to the families of all the victims and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured. The Crown Prince expressed solidarity with the leadership, government and people of Pakistan.
The Prime Minister thanked the Crown Prince for his condolences and strong expression of support. Reaffirming Pakistan’s firm resolve to fight terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, he said that the perpetrators of terrorist attacks will be brought to justice.
The Prime Minister expressed Pakistan’s desire to work with the UAE for further strengthening of bilateral ties, enhancing cooperation in the multilateral fora and continue close coordination on regional and global issues of mutual interest.
Frequent and cordial interaction between the leaderships of the two countries is a hallmark of fraternal ties between Pakistan and the UAE.