UAE leaders condole British PM on his mother's death - GulfToday

UAE leaders condole British PM on his mother's death


Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.

Gulf Today, Staff Report

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the death of his mother.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar messages to the UK Prime Minister.

According to media reports on Tuesday, Charlotte Johnson Wahl, Boris Johnson's mother, has died at the age of 79.

Charlotte Johnson Wahl, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's aged 40, died "suddenly and peacefully" at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London, on Monday.

The prime minister, who was referred to in the notice by his first name, Alexander, is the eldest of her four children with Stanley Johnson, whom she met in 1962.

The others are Rachel, a journalist and commentator, Leo, an environmentalist, and Joe, a former Conservative Party lawmaker and minister.

Johnson Wahl was the daughter of lawyer James Fawcett, who was president of the European Commission for Human Rights in the 1970s. She studied English at Oxford University.

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