Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Sultan and Sheikh Humaid. File
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, affirmed that the UAE and the Arab and Muslim nations have lost a wise leader and a generous man who dedicated his whole life to serving his country and humanity as a whole.
In a statement, Sheikh Sultan said, "Our hearts ache over the passing of the beloved Sheikh Khalifa, who continued his late father's legacy and served the country and its people to his last day. I pray to Allah Almighty to grant him peace in Paradise, and the Al Nahyan family and the UAE people patience and solace."