Top Kuwait lawmaker condoles with passing of UAE pres.

Kuwaiti National Assembly (parliament) Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Friday sent a cable to his Emirati counterpart Saqr Ghabash, offering sincere and heartfelt condolences over the demise of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan.

In the cable, the speaker prayed to Allah the Almighty to bestow much mercy over the soul of the deceased and to grant his family and UAE people more patience.

Al-Ghanim paid tribute to the late UAE president as having devoted his life and effort to serving and developing his homeland, and cemented joint Gulf action.

Earlier today, the UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced the demise of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and 40-day mourning countrywide

Source: Kuwait News Agency