You are here

King condoles UAE president over Emiratis’ death in Afghanistan

By JT - Jan 11,2017 - Last updated at Jan 11,2017

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday sent a cable of condolences to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the UAE, over the death of a number of Emiratis in a blast in Afghanistan.

The UAE citizens were tasked with implementing humanitarian, educational and development projects in Afghanistan, and were killed in Kandahar.

The King condemned the “heinous terror act” that took place, affirming Jordan’s support for the UAE and its people, a Royal Court statement said. His Majesty also expressed his deepest sympathies to the leadership of the UAE and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.



73 users have voted.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
6 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.


Get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day.