A 10-day mourning period has been declared in Dubai to mark the loss of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Leaders of GCC countries have offered their condolences to the Ruler of Dubai on the passing of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.
Sheikh Hamdan — who was the brother of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai — passed away on Wednesday.
A 10-day mourning period has been declared in Dubai to mark the loss of the visionary leader.
Sheikh Mohammed received condolences by telephone from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said of Oman; Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar; and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain also called and condoled the UAE Vice-President.
They prayed that Allah the Almighty would grant the Al Maktoum family and the people of UAE patience and solace.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the leaders for their brotherhood, and wished them good health as well as continued security and stability for their countries.