RIP: HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance

The United Arab Emirates is mourning the death of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance. The longest-serving finance minister in the world passed away earlier today. He passed away on March 24, 2021 at aged 76.

Authorities have expressed heartfelt condolences to his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and to the Al Maktoum family.

A ten-day mourning has been declared in Dubai and flags will be flown at half-mast during this period. Work will be suspended in government departments and institutions in the emirate for three days, starting from tomorrow, Thursday.

Below are some images as shared by Dubai Media Office:

Below is a video carrying the body of the late HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum to his final resting place in Umm Hurair cemetery in Dubai.

Burial of the late HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum:

Pictures where they carried the body of the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum:

As a sign of respect and honor, UAE flags are flown half-mast during mourning:


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