UAE leaders offer condolences to Al Mesmari family on death of Sergeant in Yemen - in pictures
Al Mesmari died on Sunday while carrying out his duties as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to back the legitimate government in Yemen
Rulers and leaders of the UAE offered their condolences to the family of Sgt Khalifa Hashel Al Mesmari in Fujairah on Tuesday.
At the mourning majlis in Al Huwailat, Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed, Ruler of Fujairah, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad, Crown Prince of Fujairah, visited the family to pay their respects.
Al Mesmari died on Sunday while carrying out his duties as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition to back the legitimate government in Yemen, the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces said in a statement.
He was buried Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in his home-emirate of Fujairah on Monday. The 29-year-old was father to two.
On Tuesday, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, also visited the family to offer his condolences.
While at the majlis he told the family of his appreciation for Emirati youth who he said are role models of sacrifice to protect the country's national interest and enhance security, justice, and peace in the region.
He prayed for God to rest his soul and to grant the family and his colleagues in the Armed Forces patience.
Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, and Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs, also offered their condolences to the family on Tuesday, as did Lt Gen Hamad Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces.
Updated: February 20, 2018 09:25 PM