Israeli President Isaac Herzog speaks during a meeting. File/AFP
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, called Isaac Herzog, President of Israel, on Wednesday to offer his condolences over the death of his mother.
During the phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed extended sincerest condolences to President Herzog and his family and to the people of Israel.
The President of Israel expressed deepest thanks and appreciation to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed for his sincere feelings and wished the UAE and its people further progress and prosperity.
Aura Herzog, the mother of President Isaac Herzog and the wife of Israel’s sixth president, Chaim Herzog, died on Monday, just over two weeks after her 97th birthday.
"The UAE Fatwa Council extends heartfelt condolences to the people of the UAE, the Arab and Islamic nations, and the whole world on passing away of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the leader of the 'empowerment phase and Man of Humanity'.
A statement issued on Friday said that the National Flag shall also fly at half-mast during the mourning period.
Tributes poured in from around the world on Saturday after the UAE announced the death of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. He was 73.
"Putin's plane has landed in Abu Dhabi," the Russian-run RIA Novosti reported on social media, while Russian state television showed Putin being greeted by officials on the runway.
The bus was travelling in Hamtic municipality in Antique province when the crash happened Tuesday afternoon, provincial disaster agency head Roderick Train told the media.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved a budget of Dhs600 million for the Sharjah City Municipality for the development of industrial areas (1-6-7) in cooperation with the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.