Five Pakistani nationals were among the seven persons who perished last week during the torrential rains and flooding in the Northern Emirates, according to the Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The UAE’s Interior Ministry stated last week that the victims were from Asian nations without stating their nationality.

“The Government and people of Pakistan extend heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates on the damage caused by heavy rains and floods in the Emirates, resulting in the loss of precious lives including five Pakistani nationals,” read a statement from the Pakistani foreign ministry.

“We express our deepest sympathies to the families of the deceased and pray for the speediest recovery of those injured, ” Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condolences.