The United Arab Emirates’ official news agency reported today (Friday) that President Sheikh Ben Zayed suit Died at the age of 73. The official statement said that “the presidency mourns together with the residents of the United Arab Emirates, the Arab and Islamic nation and the whole world the death of the leader of the nation and the patron, O His Excellency Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahian”.
Meanwhile, the presidency has announced an official mourning and lowering of the flags to half-mast for a period of 40 days, starting Friday. Work will also be suspended in offices, departments, official and local institutions and the private sector for three days.
the president Yitzhak Herzog Eulogy: “On behalf of the people of Israel, I extend my condolences to the members of Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed, his family and the Emirati people on the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayd, President of the United Arab Emirates. This is a great loss to our friend in the Emirates and to the whole region. His courageous leadership has greatly contributed to the advancement of his country and people and to the partnership that has been realized in recent years between our countries, and is an important legacy for his successors. His determined initiatives and actions have brought the Middle East to a horizon of prosperity and cooperation. ”
Prime Minister, Naftali BennettHe wrote on his Twitter account: “On behalf of the Government of Israel and its citizens, I express my condolences to the Government of the United Arab Emirates and to its people, following the death of the President of the State, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayd al-Nahian.”
On behalf of the Government of Israel and its citizens, I extend my condolences to the Government of the United Arab Emirates and to its people, following the death of the President of the State, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayd al-Nahian. I also express my condolences to my friend, Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed. The legacy and great deeds of Sheikh Khalifa were much appreciated in Israel. >>
– Naftali Bennett בנט (@naftalibennett) May 13, 2022
Deputy Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Yair Laped “I have heard deep sorrow over the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahian, President of the United Arab Emirates.”
I heard with deep sorrow about the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayd al Nahian, President of the United Arab Emirates. History is determined by human beings. It is determined by people who know the history, but are willing to change it. It is determined by people who prefer the future over the past.
– Yair Lapid🟠 (@yairlapid) May 13, 2022
The Minister of the Interior Ayelet Shaked An obituary in English: “On behalf of the State of Israel, we send our deepest condolences to the leadership and members of the United Arab Emirates.”
In the name of the State of Israel, we send our deepest condolences to the leadership and people of the UAE on the passing of HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. May his memory be a blessing. 🇮🇱🇦🇪 pic.twitter.com/ubOmDZ6iyH
Ayelet Shaked (@Ayelet__Shaked) May 13, 2022
The President of Egypt, ‘Abd al-Fatah al-SisiI mourn him: “I mourn the deaths of the most precious people and one of the greatest leaders, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayd al-Nahian, President of the United Arab Emirates, who passed away after a long journey of giving, in which he gave much for his country and his nation. “I comfort the leadership, the state and the people.”