Kuwait DM offers condolences over passing of UAE president

Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Sabah Friday expressed heartfelt condolences in cables sent to senior Emirati officials over the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Talal Khaled sent the cables to UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammad bin Rahsed Al-Maktoum, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed forces Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan as well as Minster of State for Defense Affairs Mohammad bin Ahmad Al-Bowardi. The Kuwaiti minister recalled Sheikh Khalifa’s big role in backing and promoting the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and joint action amongst Gulf states, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Sheikh Khalifa’s achievements and stances greatly contributed to constructing a modern state in all fields, Sheikh Talal said.

He prayed to Allah the Almighty to bestow mercy on Sheikh Khalifa’s soul, and bring solace to his relatives and the people of the UAE, according to the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency