UAE Finance Minister Sheikh Hamdan dies at age of 75
UAE: The deputy ruler of Dubai and UAE Finance Minister Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has died at the age of 75 on Wednesday (today).
According to Arab media, Sheikh Hamadan bin Rashid was under treatment at the hospital. However later his brother Sheikh Mohammad announced and confirmed his death, the media reported.
UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum wrote on his Twitter account: “We belong to God and to Him we shall return … May God have mercy on you, my brother, my support and my companion.”
Moreover, the UAE government has announced to shut down all its institutions and offices for three days in mourning.