Head of oil workers’ union kidnapped in eastern Libya

Head of oil workers’ union in Libya. [Photo: Internet]

The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) called for the safe return of Saad Dinar, the head of the Oil Workers’ Union, taken from near his home on the evening of April 29, 2019, by an armed group in Suluq, eastern Libya.

“NOC is gravely concerned about Mr Dinar’s wellbeing. He has not been seen since his seizure. The corporation will exhaust all legal means, domestically and internationally to aid his safe return.” a statement by the NOC said on Saturday.

NOC called also for anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the Public Prosecutor’s Office.
The Chairman of the NOC, Mustafa Sanallah said Dinar has always represented the best interest of Libyan oil and gas workers as the head of their union.

“NOC stands firmly with Mr Dinar’s family and colleagues who want to see him safely returned.” Sanallah added.

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