UAE President dies


On Friday, May 13, the 73-year-old President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, died.

According to Ukrinform, this is reported by Emirates News Agency WAM.

The cause of the UAE President’s death has not been released.

The Ministry of Presidential Affairs said that from today the UAE will continue a forty-day state of mourning, flags will be flown at half mast.

All ministries and departments, federal, local and private organizations will suspend their work for three days.

According to Arab NewsSheikh Khalifa became the second President of the UAE in November 2004, succeeding his father as the 16th Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

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