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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

UAE leaders offer condolences to Saudi Prince Muqren on death of his son

The Ministers conveyed the sympathies of the Government and its people to King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Wednesday travelled to Saudi Arabia to offer their condolences to Prince Muqren.

The Ministers conveyed the condolences of the Government and the people to King Salman of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government and people, on the death of Prince Mansour bin Muqren, deputy governor of Saudi Arabia’s Asir Province.

They were accompanied by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of State for Tolerance, Faris Al Mazrouei, adviser to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, and a number of senior officials and officers at the Ministry of Defence.

They were received at King Salman Air Base Airport by Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, deputy governor of Riyadh, and Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to the kingdom, and a number of officials from the Saudi ministry of foreign affairs.

Prince Mansour was killed along with a number of officials when their helicopter crashed on Sunday.

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