The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan yesterday mourned the death of his brother Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan who passed away following a glider crash in Morocco on Friday, March 26.
The glider, in which Sheikh Ahmed was travelling crashed into an artificial lake created by the Sidi Mohammed bin Abdullah Dam in Morocco.
Prayers will be offered for the deceased at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi after afternoon prayers today, following the arrival of the body from Morocco.
The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced a three-day mourning beginning today. Flags will fly at half-mast.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa will receive condolences at Al Mushrif Palace after the burial.
Readers are invited to add their condolences below.