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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

Sheikh Khalifa sends condolences to Salman on death of Saudi Prince

Saudi Arabia's Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died on Thursday, the Royal Court said

Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, pictured attending a GCC meeting in his role as Saudi deputy defence and aviation minister in 2008. Karim Jaafar / AFP Photo
Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, pictured attending a GCC meeting in his role as Saudi deputy defence and aviation minister in 2008. Karim Jaafar / AFP Photo

The President Sheikh Khalifa has sent a condolence message to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman of Saudi Arabia on the death of Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Sheikh Khalifa expressed sympathy to King Salman and to the bereaved family and prayed for the soul of the deceased, WAM, the state news agency reported.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent cables of condolences to King Salman.

Saudi Arabia's Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died on Thursday, the Royal Court announced.

Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah also sent their sympathy to King Salman.

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of RAK, Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman expressed their condolences to the family.

Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain and Sheikh Rashid bin Saud Al Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain expressed their sympathy.

Funeral prayers will be held at the Grand Mosque after evening prayer on Friday, the Saudi Press Agency said.