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UAE leaders mourn death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Filed on November 19, 2019
Sheikh Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE leaders

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Three-day mourning announced in UAE.

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.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted his condolences. "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 soul and grant him mercy and paradise. May God grant the people of the UAE and his family the strength to endure and persevere," he said.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also tweeted condolences. "Today I lost my brother and friend, one of the most loyal and respectful persons in the country, and one of its national figures who worked with the late Sheikh Zayed in establishing the Union and serving its people."

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwai, has mourned the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Saud extended heart-felt condolences to Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohamed, Al Nahyan's Family, and the UAE people.

UAE lost one of its most loyal men, said His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council  and Ruler of Fujairah said in a tribute of Sheikh Sultan.

"With the death of Sheikh Sultan, the UAE has lost one of its most loyal men, who escorted the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, since the early journey of establishing the Union. With his departure, we recall the long journey of building our nation, during which Sheikh Sultan accompanied the generation of our founding fathers,"  Sheikh Hamad said.

The Court of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, mourned the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Sharjah Ruler's Court extended heartfelt sympathy to Sheikh Khalifa and prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace, and grant Al Nahyan's Family all patience and solace.

The Court of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has mourned the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Court of the Ruler of Ajman announced the official mourning period of three days with the flag flown at half-mast.

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has condoled the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  Sheikh Saud extended heart-felt condolences to Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohamed, Al Nahyan's Family and the UAE people.


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