“The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condoles the folk of the UAE, the Arab and Islamic country and across the world the loss of life of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the UAE,” a WAM information company mentioned in a observation.
Sheikh Khalifa served because the President of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi since November 3, 2004.
The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has introduced 40 days of mourning for the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, the Khaleej Instances reported.
Flags shall be flown at half-mast and ministries, departments, federal and native establishments will droop paintings beginning Friday, it mentioned.
He was once elected to prevail his father, past due Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who served because the UAE’s first president because the union in 1971 till he kicked the bucket on November 2, 2004.
Born in 1948, Sheikh Khalifa was once the second one President of the UAE and the sixteenth Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. He was once the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed.
Since turning into the president of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa has presided over a significant restructuring of each the Federal Govt and the federal government of Abu Dhabi.
Below his reign, the UAE witnessed an speeded up construction that ensured respectable residing for the folk calling the rustic house.