The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has condoled the death of his brother, Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative, who passed away on Monday.
Following the directives of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the UAE will observe a three-day official mourning period, with the flag flown at half-mast, as the Ministry prays to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace, and grant Al Nahyan’s family all patience and solace.
The Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai wrote his condolences on Twitter: “We express our deepest condolences to the people of the UAE and Al Nahyan family over the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed. The late Sheikh Zayed’s sons have left timeless marks on the country - they were the partners in founding this country. May God bless his should and grant him mercy and paradise. May God grant the people of the UAE and his family the strength to endure and persevere.”