Know who was Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, on whose death the Yogi government announced one-day state mourning
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has passed away. UAE's official news agency WAM has confirmed this. President Zayed Al Nahyan was 73 years old and had been ill for several days. Condoling the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed condolences to the family members. In this Uttar Pradesh, on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 14 May i.e. Saturday has been declared a state holiday.
According to media reports, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan died on Friday. He was 73 years old. The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has declared 40 days of national mourning on the death of Sheikh Khalifa. During this, the national flag will remain half-masted and all ministries, departments, federal and local institutions will stop functioning from Friday. Many big notes including the President of India expressed condolences by tweeting.
Who was Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Born in 1948, Sheikh Khalifa was the second President of the UAE and the 16th ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. He was the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed. Sheikh Khalifa succeeded his father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. His father served as the first President of the UAE after the emirate came into existence in 1971 until his death on November 2, 2004. After becoming the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa played a major role in the restructuring of the federal government and the government of Abu Dhabi. It is believed that Sheikh has set a new stage of development in the UAE.
President expressed condolences The country's President Ram Nath Kovind condoled the death of United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed in a tweet on Friday. He wrote, 'Saddened at the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the United Arab Emirates. We will always remember his bilateral ties and his contribution to the welfare of the Indian community in the UAE. My thoughts are with His Majesty's family, government and the people of the UAE at this time of grief.