x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 January 2018

UAE's Ambassador to the Netherlands dies

Ali Thani Al Suwaidi will be laid to rest at Sharjah Cemetery.

The UAE's Ambassador to the Netherlands, Ali Thani Al Suwaidi, has died. Prayers will be held on Monday afternoon at Al Sahaba Mosque and the ambassador's body will be buried at Sharjah Cemetery.

Al Suwaidi graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Cairo and joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1977, where he worked at the Legal Department.

He also worked at the UAE Embassy in Brussels. Al Suwaidi was appointed Ambassador to South Africa in 1995 and became Ambassador to the Netherlands in 2003.