“I was born in Amritsar and my grandfather Nanak Singh was present at Jallianwala Bagh that fateful afternoon,” read the personal note of Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India, Abu Dhabi, to journalists recently.
Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of His Highness the Ruler’s Court in Dubai, officially opened the new ‘Martyrs Mosque’ located at Muhaisnah area in Dubai.
The mosque was built following a generous donation from Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The UAE Armed Forces General Command have announced the martyrdom of six Emirati servicemen in a vehicle collision while performing their national duty in operations field.
The bodies of six UAE martyrs arrived at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi aboard a UAE Air Force plane on Saturday.
While visiting their mourning majlis at Dibba Al Fujairah, Al Hanya Area in Fujairah, Foah and Manazef Areas in Al Ain, Sheikh Mohamed extended his heartfelt condolences to their families. He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest their souls in Paradise and to grant their families solace and patience.
Dr Sheikh Sultan unveiled the curtain to mark the official opening of the mosque, which was built using the characteristic architectural styles of the Fatimid mosques, and can accommodate 1,850 worshippers.
Two hundred survivors and relatives of victims of March’s massacres at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, are undertaking the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia to “pray for the martyrs.”
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday met children of martyrs who have been performing exceptionally in academia.