Leaders from the region and around the world have offered their condolences after the death of the UAE’s President, Sheikh Khalifa.
The Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced the death of Sheikh Khalifa on Friday. He was 73.
The government has declared a 40-day mourning period for the President, who led the UAE following the death of the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in 2004.
The UN offices in the UAE expressed their condolences on the “profound loss of Sheikh Khalifa”. LINK TO ARTICLE