Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Mahmoud Ads, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, mourned the death of Moroccon child Rayan.
Rayan fell into a deep well in the hills near Chefchaouen.
Sheikh Mohammed wrote on Twitter, “Our sincere condolences and sympathy to the family of the child Rayan… and to the brotherly Moroccan people… and to all humanity that grieves for his loss… may God have mercy on him and put him in his spacious gardens… and grant us all patience and solace…”
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI confirmed that the boy passed away.
Moroccan TV channel 2M tweeted an official royal statement saying that King Mohammed VI had called Rayan’s parents to “express his deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to all members of the family of the deceased in this painful affliction”.
The statement adds: “He also expressed his appreciation for the tireless efforts made by the various authorities and public forces, and the collective activities, and for the strong solidarity and broad sympathy received by the family of the deceased, from various Moroccan groups and families, in this painful circumstance.
“In conclusion, His Majesty the King assured the family of the deceased, his sympathy and unwavering care.”