Work in the United Arab Emirates will be suspended for three days from May 14

Work will resume on Tuesday, May 17…

The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced that works will be suspended for three days from Saturday May 14, state news agency wam reported. Work will resume on Tuesday, May 17.

The news comes as the United Arab Emirates enters 40 days of official mourning due to the death of His Highness the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who passed away on Friday, May 13. He was 73 years old.

According to the ministry, work will be suspended in all secretariats, departments and federal, local and private entities for three days.

Sheikh Kahlifa 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.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces; and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, led tributes to the late President of the United Arab Emirates.

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