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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, sent similar cables of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates have also sent cables of condolences to King Salman.
The messages of sympathies were sent by Their Highnesses Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Sharjah, Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman, Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi of Fujairah, Sheikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla of Umm Al Quwain, and Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.
Crown Princes and deputy rulers also sent similar cables of condolences to King Salman.
We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return. The UAE mourned the death of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, who passed away on Wednesday. Sheikh Hamdan, the longest-serving
“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know…”
Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi expressed heartfelt condolences to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and to Al Maktoum's family, on the death of Sheikh Hamdan, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in Paradise and to grant patience and solace to his family.
Sheikh Hamdan witnessed all stages of the UAE’s journey and tremendously contributed to the national development drive. He was one of the country’s leaders and participated in its renaissance and in designing its future.
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