The UAE President has also announced three days of mourning across the country, all activities in Government institutions will be suspended for three days.
Dubai: Today, the atmosphere in the UAE is mourning the death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the brother of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE. The Dubai government has declared 10 days of mourning in the state for Sheikh Hamdan’s death, while not all government agencies will be closed for three days.This decree will be applicable today from March 24 to March 26. On the other hand, the President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared three days of mourning across the UAE during which the UAE flags will remain in the tunnels. The three-day mourning will take place today from March 24 to March 26. Only Sheikh Hamdan’s family will attend the funeral prayers and burial.
The decision was made because of the Corona epidemic.However, the funeral prayers of the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum will be offered in absentia in all mosques of Dubai today after the evening prayers
It should be noted that Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid’s brother Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid was ill for a long time, whose death was also confirmed by Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In a tweet on the social networking site Twitter , he said, ” My brother and my partner are no more in this world . May God have mercy on them. I am God and I am God.”(short)(show_embed_tweet 15957)(/short) Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been the Minister of Finance since the first cabinet was formed on December 9, 1971. He has presided over several high government institutions such as Dubai Municipality, Al Maktoum Foundation, Dubai Aluminum (Double) and Dubai Natural Gas Company Limited. , Dubai World Trade Center and others. It has been reported that Sheikh Hamdan was awarded an honorary fellowship for internal medicine from Royal British College London and Royal British College Edinburgh, besides an honorary fellowship for internal medicine and surgery from Royal British College Glasgow.