People write in a book of condolence at a tribute following the passing of Queen Elizabeth at the Queen Elizabeth 2 floating hotel reception centre in Dubai. Reuters
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai residents offered their condolences on the death of Queen Elizabeth II by placing flowers next to a statue of her at Queen Elizabeth 2 floating hotel.
Mourners queued to write letters of condolence, while others laid flowers and cards.
"We felt it was a fitting memorial for us to thank her for her 70 years of dedicated service to the country," said Jim Hengensom, a resident of the emirate.
“I think it will always be there, and it will take some time to accept the fact that it is no longer there.”
"It's a real shock," said Jonathan Wallace.
It wasn't just an inspiration to the UK; But for the whole world. We are sad and thought we should give our last salutations.
Photos and videos showed British citizens placing flowers under the bust of Queen Elizabeth II during a memorial for the Queen at the British Consulate in Dubai.
With a trumpet fanfare and a cannon salute, Charles III was officially proclaimed king in a lavish ceremony on Saturday, in which he pledged to emulate his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, and serve for the rest of his life.
Charles, 73, automatically became monarch upon the Queen's death on Thursday, but the centuries-old constitutional formality — broadcast live for the first time -- is the last stage of the 10-day program he is preparing for his state funeral.
Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-serving monarch and symbol of the nation for seven decades, died peacefully at her home in Scotland on Thursday (September 8) at the age of 96.
Strict about children's appearance, the London school emphasises that hair longer than shoulder length must be tied back. Charlotte had done so neatly, with a whispy ponytail. She also bore a backpack with a sequin-studded unicorn keychain.
Elizabeth, who is also the world's longest-reigning monarch, will be at the castle for her birthday, which traditionally passes off with little or no ceremony.
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, had a longstanding, warm personal connection with the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke made repeated visits
The deadly accident took place on Wednesday evening in Sayad district due to reckless driving and the victims comprised 12 women, eight children and four men, the spokesman said, adding that only a woman survived but was badly injured,
During his visit to the pioneering station, which was awarded a 6-star rating in the Global Star Rating System for Services, Sheikh Saif was briefed about its innovative and diverse services.
The sources indicated that the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) will be the headquarters and destination for new emerging companies in the technology and artificial intelligence sector, which are looking for new markets for them in the region, supported by the system of laws, legislation and facilities provided by the emirate to foreign investors.