UAE mourns Sheikh Khalifa: Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed accepts condolences from leaders

Sheikh Mohamed received condolences from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah; His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman; His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah; His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain; and His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.

Their Highnesses expressed their sincere condolences and sympathy to the sons of the deceased, the Al Nahyan family and the people of the United Arab Emirates on the passing of Sheikh Khalifa.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, was also present to offer his condolences at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi; His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance; Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Governor of Sharjah; Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Governor of Sharjah; Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman; Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain; Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, deputy leader of Umm Al Qaiwain, as well as Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, crown prince of Ras Al Khaimah.

Condolences were also offered by a number of sheikhs, ministers, senior civil and military officials, citizens and residents.

The reception followed Sheikh Khalifa’s funeral on Friday evening. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed was laid to rest on Friday evening after national prayers.

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