United Arab Emirates’ President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has passed away.
He was 73.
The UAE government has announced 40 days mourning over his death.
Pakistan’s civil and military leadership have expressed deep grief over the sad demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and extended condolences to the Royal Family and the people of the United Arab Emirates.
President Dr Arif Alvi in a message said in this hour of sorrow, the Pakistani nation shares the grief of the United Arab Emirates.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, in his condolence message said the UAE has lost a visionary leader and Pakistan a great friend.
In a statement, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said with the demise of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the Arabian region lost an extra-ordinary ruler.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb also condoled the sad demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.
In an ISPR tweet, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and all ranks of Pakistan Army expressed heartfelt condolence on the sad demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the departed soul.