UAE: President orders 3-day mourning on death of Rashid bin Mohammed

UAE (Emirates247): The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa expressed his heartfelt condolences and solace to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, praying to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise, and bestow patience and solace to Al Maktoum.

President orders 3-day official mourning

The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered a three-day official mourning following the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Flags will remain at half-mast during the three-day mourning period.

Mohamed bin Zayed mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

Sheikh Mohamed expressed his deepest condolences and sympathies to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Al Maktoum family.

He also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise and grant solace and patience to the bereaved family.

Dubai Ruler’s Court mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

Dubai Ruler’s Court has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who died of heart attack today morning.

The burial of late Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will take place at Umm Hurair cemetery in Bur Dubai Saturday evening, following funeral prayers at the Zabeel Mosque. “May Almighty Allah rest his soul in paradise.”

A three-day mourning period has been declared in Dubai. UAE flags will be flown half-mast during the mourning period.

Sharjah Ruler’s court mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

Sharjah Ruler’s Court has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Al Maktoum family.

He also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise and grant patience and solace to bereaved family.

Fujairah Ruler’s Court mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

Fujairah Ruler’s Court has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Al Maktoum family. He also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise and grant patience and solace to bereaved family.

A three-day mourning period has been declared in the emirate of Fujairah. UAE flags will fly half-mast during the mourning period.

Court of RAK Ruler mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

Ras Al Khaimah Ruler’s Court has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

The RAK Ruler’s Court offered its heartfelt condolences and solace to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Al Maktoum family.

RAK Ruler’s Court also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise.

A three-day mourning has been declared in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

UAE flags will remain at half-mast during the mourning period.

UAQ Ruler mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who died of heart attack Saturday morning.

Sheikh Saud offered his heartfelt condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance; Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; and Al Maktoum family, praying to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise and grant solace and patience to the family.

A three-day mourning period has been declared in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain. UAE flags will remain at half-mast during the mourning period.

Ajman Ruler’s Court mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

Ajman Ruler’s Court has mourned death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away Saturday morning.

His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Al Maktoum family.

He also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise.

A three-day mourning period has been declared in Ajman.

UAE flags will fly half-mast during the mourning period.

Sultan bin Zayed mourns death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed

Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away this morning.

He offered his sincere condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the Al Maktoum family.

Sheikh Sultan prayed to Almighty Allah to rest deceased’s soul in eternal peace, and bestow patience and solace on his family and relatives.

Hamdan bin Zayed mourns death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away in the morning.

Sheikh Hamdan extended heartfelt sympathy and condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the Al Maktoum family, and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of the deceased with mercy and bestow patience and solace on his family.

Mansour bin Zayed mourns death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away on Saturday morning.

He said, “With sad hearts, we extend to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, our sincere condolences over the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid. Hoping to find solace over this loss, we pray to Allah Almighty to bless his soul with mercy and forgiveness in Paradise and to bestow patience and solace on his family.”

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed added, “We have lost a dear, noble and affable brother and friend and a well-bred young man who was full of energy. He served his country in several positions and was an exemplary young Emirati who was loyal to his family, leaders and people, and a charitable person who was keen on making others happy. We pray to Allah to bless his soul with mercy. We belong to Allah and to him we shall return.”

Hazza bin Zayed mourns death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid

Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away in the morning.

He extended heartfelt sympathies to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the Al Maktoum family.

Sheikh Hazza prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of the deceased with mercy and bestow patience and forbearance on his family.

Sultan bin Khalifa offers condolences on death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed

Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President, has offered his sincere condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this morning.

He also extended his condolences to the bereaved Al Maktoum family on the death of Sheikh Rashid, praying to the Almighty Allah to rest his soul in eternal peace, and bestow the patience and solace on his family and relatives.

Ministers, senior officials mourn death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Co-operation and Development (Micad), has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away this morning.

She extended her sincere condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.

Sheikha Lubna, while paying her tributes to the deceased, said that the UAE had lost a prominent rider who had elevated the UAE’s name in different international sports forums, during which he had record achievements.

Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health, Deputy Chairman of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) and Chairman of the NOC Executive Office, expressed his profound sorrow at the death of Sheikh Rashid, saying he was a noble rider who had many achievements for the UAE. The minister offered his sincere condolences to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, and prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the soul of the deceased in eternal peace, and bestow patience and solace on his family and relatives.

Meanwhile, Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahd, Minister of Environment and Water, also mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid. He offered his sincere condolences to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, praying to the Almighty Allah to rest the soul of the deceased in eternal peace, and bestow patience and solace on his family and relatives.

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State, Chairman of the Board of National Media Council mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid. He extended his sincere condolences to Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and the entire Al Maktoum family.

He added, “The UAE today lost a unique personality,” citing that the late Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum contributed to various cultural and sports events, especially equestrian and endurance race. He noted that the deceased also had a significant role in the promotion of football through a variety of Ramadan tournaments in which he used to participate.

Dr Al Jaber prayed to the Almighty Allah to rest the soul of the deceased in eternal peace, and bestow patience and solace on his family and relatives.

Egyptian Presidency mourns death of Rashid bin Mohammed

The Egyptian presidency has mourned the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away today.

The Egyptian presidency extended its deepest condolences and sympathies to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and to the people of the UAE, and prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise and grant solace and patience to the Al Maktoum family.

UAE: Sheikh Mohammed’s son Rashid dies of heart attack

Three days mourning declared

Dubai (Emirates247): The Dubai Ruler’s Court has announced death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who succumbed today to a heart attack.

The funeral prayer will be held this evening after Maghreb prayers at Zabeel Mosque, after which Sheikh Rashid will be laid to rest at Umm Hurair cemetery, located at Al Fahidi area, in Bur Dubai.

The Dubai Ruler’s Court declared a 3-day mourning period in Dubai starting today, Saturday. UAE flags will be flown at half-mast during the mourning period.

Sheikh Rashid was the eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Work in government departments and institutions to continue as normal

Dubai Ruler’s Court has announced that work in government departments and institutions in the emirate of Dubai will continue as normal during the three-day mourning period.

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