His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today presented his condolences to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on the death of the late Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also presented his condolences to the sons of the deceased, Sheikh Dr. Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, also presented their condolences.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed then accepted condolences on the passing of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, at the Al Mishref Palace, from Ramzan Kadyrov, President of Chechnya, and delegations from friendly countries, diplomats, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Interior, the Abu Dhabi Police, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf, and many Sheikhs, ministers, and senior officials.
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He also accepted the condolences of Badr bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs of Oman, Sayyid Hamoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior of Oman, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Hannaei, Advisor to the State of Oman, and Nadia Jabbour, Director of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Office.
They all expressed their sincere condolences on the passing of the late Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, and conveyed the condolences of the leaders of their countries to The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by several Sheikhs and senior officials.