Saudi Arabia offers condolences to UAE president on passing of brother Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed

Saudi Arabia offers condolences to UAE president on passing of brother Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed
Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the brother and representative of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has passed away. (File/WAM)
Updated 19 November 2019

Saudi Arabia offers condolences to UAE president on passing of brother Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed

Saudi Arabia offers condolences to UAE president on passing of brother Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed

DUBAI: The UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced the death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, representative of the UAE president.
A statement issued by the presidency declared three days of official mourning in the UAE.
Sheikh Sultan is the brother of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the president of the UAE, who is also the supreme commander of the Union Defense Force and the chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council. 
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent cables of condolences to Sheikh Khalifa and his family, as well as Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and the Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.