The National Oil Corporation (NOC) demanded the immediate release of the head of the Oil Workers' Union, Saad Al-Fakhri, who was abducted near his home on Monday by an armed group in Suluq town eastern Libya.

The NOC expressed deep concern about the safety of Al-Fakhri, who has not been seen since the day of his arrest, stressing that it will resort to all legal means, both domestically and internationally, to ensure his safe return.

It also urged anyone with information related to this incident to contact the Attorney General's Office.