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Indian PM Modi offers condolences to Sheikh Mohammed over Sheikh Hamdan's death

Dubai - The Indian Prime Minister sent a letter of condolence on the passing of Sheikh Hamdan.

By Web Report

Published: Sat 27 Mar 2021, 9:29 AM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a message of condolence to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the passing of his brother His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, who passed away on Wednesday.

According to a copy of the letter put out on the UAE’s Indian Embassy’s Twitter, Modi expressed his profound sadness upon hearing the news and offered his condolences to Sheikh Mohamed, the Al Maktoum family and the people of the UAE.

“The people of India join their UAE brothers and sisters n mourning the loss of a committed leader,” the letter read.

“The Indian community in Dubai will always remember the special kindness and affection they received from His Highness.”

Modi had last reached out to Sheikh Mohammed in November 2020 to thank the UAE and the Emirati government for the "great attention" paid by health authorities in the country to battle Covid-19.

Photo: PTI file
Photo: PTI file

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