The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, passes away

There will be a 40-day mourning period in the UAE…

The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, passed away today, Friday, May 13, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced. He was 73 years old.

A statement on wam read: “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condolences the people of the United Arab Emirates, the Arab and Islamic nation and the world on the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. ”.

AccordingThe National, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced 40 days of official mourning with flags at half-staff. There will also be a three-day closure of “official ministries and entities at the federal and local levels and the private sector.”

Sheikh Khalifa became the second president of the UAE and the sixteenth ruler of Abu Dhabi on November 3, 2004. He was the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed.

Motivate Media Group joins the nation in mourning the loss of a great leader.

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