A week-long mourning period started throughout the country following the death of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
Mourning periods declared after death of Sheikh Saqr
A week-long mourning period started yesterday throughout the country, with flags flying at half-staff on all federal buildings, ministries, government departments and institutions.
Ras al Khaimah
The mourning period will last for 40 days, during which time flags will fly at half-staff, with local government departments and institutes remaining closed for the first week.
Abu Dhabi & Dubai
The mourning period will last for seven days, but there will be no closure of any government departments.
Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah & Umm al Qaiwain
The mourning period is for one week. Government departments and institutions in these emirates will close for three days, starting today.