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UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies aged 73

Sheikh Khalifa had been battling illness for several years [

Sheikh Khalifa had been battling illness for several years

The President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa, has died.

The news was announced on Friday afternoon by state news agency Wam.

The Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced that there will be 40 days of official mourning with flags at half mast, and three days closure of ministries and official entities at the federal and local levels, and the private sector.

In a statement published by Wam, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs expressed its condolences to the people of the UAE, Arab and Islamic nations and the world on the death of the leader of the nation, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the country.

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