Deputy ruler of UAE’s Fujairah dies

Sheikh Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi passed away on Wednesday

Picture courtesy: Fujairah Media Office on Instagram

The deputy rule of the emirate of Fujairah in the UAE passed away on Wednesday, the Ruler’s Court announced.

The funeral prayer for Sheikh Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi will be will be held on Thursday after Dhuhr prayers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Fujairah, official news agency WAM reported.

Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council member and Fujairah’s ruler will accept condolences at Al Remailah Palace from Thursday.

A three-day mourning period has been declared in Fujairah. UAE flags will be flown at half-mast during the period, the report added.