The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced 3 days of mourning in the UAE following the death of Sheikh Khalifa’s mother
28 January 2018| Last updated on 28 January 2018
Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the mother of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the President of the UAE and the first wife of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan, founding President of the UAE, has passed away, it has been confirmed today.
News of her death was announced by The Ministry of Presidential Affairs in a statement that read: “In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate, with the hearts of believers in the judgment of God and his destiny.
“His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, mourns the death of Her Highness the late Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed Al Nahyan, who moved on to her Lord today.”