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Sheikh Khalifa passes away: Pakistan announces 3-day national mourning

Khaleej Times logo Khaleej Times 14/05/2022 Wam
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The Government of Pakistan has announced a three-day national mourning from Friday till Sunday in solidarity with the UAE over the "sad demise of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan."

A statement issued on Friday said that the National Flag shall also fly at half-mast during the mourning period.

Pakistani President Dr Arif Alvi has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Sheikh Khalifa.

In a tweet, Alvi said: "My heartfelt condolences to the government and the people of the United Arab Emirates. Pakistan has lost a true friend. May Allah rest his soul in peace."

In addition, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt and Lebanon of three days.

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