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Demise of UAE president: Bangladesh to observe one-day state mourning Saturday

President Abdul Hamid expresses shock

| Updated: May 14, 2022 17:45:20

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Bangladesh will observe one-day state mourning in honour of its ‘real friend’ the United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, who breathed his last on Friday.

Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Friday, reports BSS.

The national flag will be kept at half-mast at all government, semi-government and autonomous institutions and educational institutions and Bangladesh missions abroad in observance of the mourning day.

Special doa will be offered at all mosques tomorrow seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of the UAE President.

Special prayers will also be arranged at religious institutions seeking the eternal peace of the departed soul.

Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid on Friday expressed his profound shock and sorrow at the death of UAE president and ruler of Abu Dhabi.

In a condolence message, he said the UEA president has played an important role for the development of Bangladesh-United Arab Emirates ties.

President Hamid said Bangladesh lost a tested and true friend at his death.

The head of the state prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

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