AD jobs, support to kin of Indians, Pakistani killed

Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 7 February 2022: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has announced jobs, education and financial support for the families of the deceased Indians and the Pakistani driver who lost their lives in a Houthi attack on the company’s storage tanks in Musaffah on 17th January.

“They have undertaken to pay salary compensation to the family of the deceased. And they are planning to arrange jobs for the family members. The children of the deceased would be given educational support,” Afzaal Mahmood, Pakistan Ambassador of Pakistan, announced.

“On that day, we were desperate to know the details about the Pakistani who died and [the two] wounded in the attack. Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Managing Director and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), personally called me and informed me about the incident.

“When I reached the hospital, I learnt that Dr. Al Jaber has already met the injured and spoken to them, they both appreciated his gesture and concern for them.

“The dead body of the Pakistani was repatriated very quickly.”

Mamoor Khan was one of three men who died in the attack, which left six others injured including two Pakistani.

He said that both the injured were discharged from the hospital after recovering from their injuries, thanking the government of the UAE for its support at every level.

Ambassador Mahmood said Pakistan has always condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. “Unfortunately we have been the victim of terrorism, we know what it means, we always condemned terrorism.”

Adnoc offers jobs, education support to kin of Indians