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UAE mourns RAK Ruler (WAM)

27 October 2010, 9:01 AMRAS AL KHAIMAH â€" President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent his condolences after His Highness Shaikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah died at dawn today in Ras Al Khaimah.

The Dubai, Ajman and Sharjah Ruler’s Court have also offered their condolences on death of the RAK ruler.

One week’s official mourning has been declared in Dubai, Ajman and Sharjah with effect from today during which flags will be flown at half-mast. Government offices in Sharjah will be closed for three days from tomorrow.

The Ras Al Khaimah Ruler’s Court offered condolences on the death of Shaikh Saqr. Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, who has succeeded as Ruler of Ra’s al-Khaimah, has declared 40 days of official mourning with effect from today. Government and public offices in Ras Al Khaimah will be closed for a week from today.

May Almighty Allah rest his soul in peace.

- Kamal Basha

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