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Brazil declares three-day mourning on passing of Sheikh Khalifa


BRAZILIA, 13th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro announced an official mourning throughout Brazil, for a period of three days, starting today, after the passing of late His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

"An official state of mourning is declared throughout the country, for a period of three days, starting from the date of the publication of this decree, as a sign of grief over the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, late President of the United Arab Emirates," said a decree issued by the Brazilian president.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed