New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will go to the UAE on Sunday (Might 15) to supply India’s condolences over the demise of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) stated. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the chief of the Gulf nation, handed away on Friday (Might 13).
“Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu might be visiting UAE on Might 15 to supply condolences on behalf of the Authorities of India to the UAE management on the unhappy demise of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi,” the MEA stated in an announcement.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed condolences over the demise of Sheikh Khalifa.
I’m deeply saddened to know in regards to the passing away of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed. He was an amazing statesman and visonary chief beneath whom India-UAE relations prospered. The heartfelt condolences of the individuals of India are with the individuals of UAE. Might his soul relaxation in peace.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) Might 13, 2022
Saddened on the demise of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of UAE. We are going to at all times bear in mind his contribution to our bilateral relations and welfare of the Indian neighborhood in UAE. My condolences to His Highness’ household, the Govt & the individuals of the UAE on this hour of grief.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) Might 13, 2022
Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited the UAE embassy in New Delhi on Saturday to convey India’s condolences. India additionally noticed a day of nationwide mourning on Saturday as a mark of respect to Sheikh Khalifa.
“Underneath the management of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the India-UAE ties prospered significantly to the mutual good thing about the individuals of the 2 international locations. He took distinctive care of the big Indian neighborhood in UAE, who held him within the excessive esteem,” the MEA stated.
It stated the 2 international locations will proceed to take ahead their historic and complete strategic relationship in new and various areas.