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24 February 2024

UAE President mourns passing of Emir of Kuwait; three-day state mourning declared; flag to fly half-mast

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By WAM

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has mourned with great sadness and sorrow the passing of His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on Saturday, praying to Allah Almighty to rest his soul in Paradise and to grant patience and solace to Al Sabah family, the State of Kuwait, and its people.

The Presidential Court issued the following statement:
With hearts that believe in Allah’s will and destiny, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan mourns the passing of His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber, who passed away today.

At the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, as of today, the UAE will observe a three-day state mourning with the flag flown at half-mast at all official departments, embassies, and UAE's diplomatic missions outside the country.