1000’s of residents provide absentee funeral prayer for Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid
1000’s of UAE residents provided absentee funeral prayers for Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance.
The prayers had been hosted at mosques throughout the nation after the Maghrib prayer on Wednesday, March 24.
The longest serving finance minister on the earth died earlier at present. Sheikh Hamdan was laid to relaxation on the Umm Hurair cemetery.
He was the longest serving UAE minister, having taken cost in 1971.
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The precise funeral prayer over the late Deputy Ruler’s physique was restricted to relations as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
The prayer was led by his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
After the prayer, Sheikh Hamdan’s nephews, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, carried the physique to the ultimate resting place.
A ten-day mourning has been declared in Dubai, with flags flying at half mast.
Work at authorities departments and establishments within the Emirate might be suspended for 3 days, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 24.