uae: India declares state mourning on Saturday following demise of UAE president – Instances of India

NEW DELHI: India introduced someday of state mourning on Saturday following the demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Based on a communication issued by the Union House Ministry to all states and union territories on Friday, as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Authorities of India has determined that there will probably be someday’s state mourning on Might 14 all through the nation. On the day of mourning, the nationwide flag will probably be flown at half-mast on all buildings the place it’s flown usually and there will probably be no official leisure, the communication stated. Sheikh Khalifa, ailing for a very long time, handed away on Friday. He was 73. He was the eldest son of the UAE’s founder President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He served because the President of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi from November 3, 2004. He was elected to succeed his father who served because the UAE’s first president from 1971 till he handed away on November 2, 2004.

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