Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi government officials visit gas leak accident victims in hospital

Wam/Abu Dhabi
Filed on September 9, 2020
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DCD party offers support to those in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Hospital following restaurant blast on August 31.

Under the directives of Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, a delegation from the Department of Community Development visited Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Hospital to check on those injured in an accident that occurred on August 31 on Sheikh Street Rashid bin Saeed in Abu Dhabi due to a gas leak in a restaurant.

Three people died in the explosion, it was confirmed last Thursday.

Sheikh Khalid had directed the department to check on the conditions of the injured, meet their needs, and provide all kinds of support, wishing them a speedy recovery. The delegation included Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of DCD, Eng. Hamad Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-secretary of the Department, and Salama Ajlan Al Amimi, Director General of Ma'an, accompanied by a number of officials.

During his visit to the injured and their families, Al Khaili affirmed that the UAE's wise leadership is keen to provide all the necessary support to those injured. He said this was to guarantee a quality life for the community of Abu Dhabi, wishing them a speedy recovery and good health and wellness. The department is keen to provide a dignified life for all members of the community, including citizens and residents of all segments, nationalities and cultures, to improve the quality of their life and provide a decent standard of living for all.

His Excellency added, in cooperation with the specialised authorities, the Department and Ma'an communicated with and reached out to all those who were affected by accident to provide them with the necessary support according to their needs.

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