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
Philip, the longest serving royal consort in British history, died peacefully in the morning at Windsor Castle, west of London, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
A cross-section of foreign diplomats, business heavyweights and scholars spoke with Gulf Today, who paid rich tributes and prayed for the departed soul of the legendary Ruler.
Sheikh Khalifa was the second president of the UAE. The Presidential Affairs Ministry announced that a period of 40 days of mourning period, starting on Friday.
In a Tweet of his official account, Sheikh Mohammed said, "With great sadness, we mourn the death of our leader and President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. I pray to Allah Almighty to grant him peace in Paradise."
The Ruler of Sharjah’s court extends its sincere condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, the Al Nahyan family, asking Allah Almighty to grant the deceased eternal peace in Paradise and the people of the UAE patience and solace.
The ministry also announced that the UAE will observe a forty-day state mourning with the flag flown at half-mast starting from today (Friday) and suspending work at all ministries, departments, and federal, local and private entities for three days.
The King of Bahrain expressed his heartfelt condolences to the UAE leadership and people on this sad news, and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest his soul in Paradise.
In a tweet on his official Twitter account, the King of Jordan expressed his heartfelt condolences to the UAE leadership and people on this sad news, and prayed to Allah Almighty to grant him eternal peace.