His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, mourned with great sadness and regret the late His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, who passed away together with his Lord today, Friday, May 10 . 13
His Highness, the Emir of the State of Qatar, said in a statement issued by the Emir Court: “The late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was a great leader who was characterized by wisdom and moderation. His paradise
And reward him with the best reward for what he gave to his country and nation, and to inspire the honorable Al Nahyan family, the government and people of the brother Emirates and the Arab and Islamic nations, patience and consolation.”
The following is the text of the statement made by the Qatar News Agency:
In the name of Allah the Merciful..
With hearts that believe in God’s decree and destiny, it is with great sadness and sorrow that we receive the news of the passing of the deceased, God willing, our dear brother, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates .
With his death we have lost a great leader who was wise and moderate, who dedicated his life and effort to the service of his country and nation.
We ask Almighty God to bless the deceased with his great mercy and forgiveness, dwell in his vast gardens, reward him with the best reward for what he has done for his country and nation, and inspire the honorable Al Nahyan family and the government and people of the brother United Arab Emirates and of the Arab and Islamic nations, patience and consolation.
“We belong to Allah and to Him we will return.”
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