- India joins UAE’s sorrow
India has declared a day of national mourning on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates. On this occasion, the tricolor is half bowed on government buildings across the country. Sheikh Khalifa, 73, was battling illness for several days. He died on Friday. The Uttar Pradesh government has announced one day state mourning on this occasion of mourning.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers of many states of India have expressed deep condolences on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described Neshaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as a great statesman and visionary, during whose tenure the relations between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) prospered. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family members while expressing deep condolences on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
National flag hoisted in Telangana
The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked all the state governments to observe national mourning on 14. During this, the national flag will be half-masted in all the government buildings of the country and there will be no official entertainment program.
Let us tell you that Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan replaced his father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan served as the first President of the UAE after the creation of the UAE in 1971, from 2 November 2004 until his death. After this, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan became the second President of the UAE.
In India, the CMs of Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala have also expressed deep condolences on the demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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