PM Imran phones Abu Dhabi crown prince, condemns Houthi attack


ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday held a telephonic conversation with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The prime minister strongly condemned the recent attempted missile attack by Houthis against the UAE on 30 January 2022.

He commended the timely and effective air defence response of the UAE that saved valuable precious lives.

The premier expressed abiding solidarity with the leadership, government and the people of the UAE. He expressed deep concern at the recent escalation in attacks that have seriously threatened regional peace and security.

He reaffirmed Pakistan’s abiding support for efforts to protect and promote regional peace and security through dialogue and diplomacy.

The two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation and issues of mutual interest; and agreed to continue regular and close consultations at the highest level.

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