Queen Elizabeth II passes away: UK mission in UAE issues advisory for expats wishing to send condolences

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By Web Desk

Published: Fri 9 Sep 2022, 11:48 AM

Last updated: Fri 9 Sep 2022, 2:12 PM

The demise of Her Majesty the Queen has prompted an outpouring of condolences from leaders, celebrities and civilians from across the globe globe.

It is common for well-wishers to visit the British embassy in their respective countries to sign a condolence book.

However, the embassy of United Kingdom in the UAE has urged sympathisers to avoid in-person visits to their missions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai for those looking to leave messages of condolences.

Taking to Twitter, the embassy said: "Following the death of Her Late Majesty The Queen, messages of condolence can be left online at https://royal.uk or scan the QR code below. Please do not make visits in person to our Embassies in Abu Dhabi or Dubai."

The website also says that a selection of messages will be passed on to the Royal Family, and "may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity".


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