VIDEO: ‘We continue to be inspired by the life and example of Sheikh Khalifa,’ says Mohamed Bin Zayed


Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed kisses the hand of Sheikh Khalifa. File

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has shared touching video paying tribute to his brother Late Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The video was published on his Twitter account.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed wrote on Twitter, “As a nation, we continue to be inspired by the life and example of the late Khalifa Bin Zayed, who will forever remain an enduring symbol of generosity, good will and humanitarianism. May his soul rest in peace.”

It is noteworthy; the UAE raised its flags announcing the end of the official 40-day mourning period for the late Sheikh Khalifa on June 22.

Over 40 days, a myriad of world leaders, state officials and dignitaries flocked to the UAE to offer their condolences, as the country’s embassies abroad continued to received official delegations of mourners.

Many countries announced official mourning periods for the late president, while the United Nations General Assembly held a memorial session during which the 193 member states expressed their sincere condolences and sympathy to the government and people of the UAE on the passing of Sheikh Khalifa. Furthermore, the Council of the League of Arab States held a memorial and observed a moment of silence for the soul of Sheikh Khalifa.

The sombre mood observed worldwide for the passing of Sheikh Khalifa on May 13.

Sheikh Khalifa was the UAE’s second president after the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected President by the Federal Supreme Council last month.


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