UAE rulers receive condolences after death of Sheikh Ahmed

The royal’s death was announced on Tuesday

The rulers of the UAE emirates of Sharjah and Umm Al Qaiwain accepted condolences this morning following the death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi.

The death of the royal, who was the brother of Sharjah Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, was announced on Tuesday.

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HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and HH Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, who are both also members of the UAEs Supreme Council, received condolences from Dubai and Fujairah’s Crown Princes HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi.

Other condolences came from Abu Dhabi ruler`s Representative in Al Ain Region HH.Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan and minister of tolerance Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.

“Also present were HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, along with a number of Sheikhs and senior officials,” according to state news agency WAM.

Funeral prayers were held for Sheikh Ahmed on Wednesday morning at King Faisal Mosque, Sharjah.

The emirate declared three days of mourning.