Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and the Sheikhs of Al Nahyan buried, on Friday evening, the body of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the late President of the Emirates, to his final resting place and buried in Al Bateen Cemetery in Abu Dhabi, according to the official Emirates News Agency. (Wam).
And the agency published a video clip of the funeral and burial of Sheikh Khalifa after prayers for him.
And “WAM” reported that Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and the Sheikhs of Al Nahyan performed the funeral prayer for Sheikh Khalifa at the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed the First Mosque in Abu Dhabi, after the Maghrib prayer.
The UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs had announced, earlier on Friday, the death of Sheikh Khalifa, and also announced official mourning and flags at half-mast for a period of 40 days, starting from Friday, and disrupting work in ministries, departments, federal and local institutions and the private sector for 3 days, starting from Saturday, provided that work will resume official, next Tuesday.