Monday 08 August 2022 - 11:16:58 am

UAE president receives more condolences from world leaders on passing of Sheikh Khalifa


ABU DHABI, 18th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received more phone calls from world leaders, during which he received their condolences over the passing of Sheikh Khalfia bin Zayed.

Today he received condolence calls from Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine; Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka; Mario Abdo Benítez, President of Paraguay; Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa; and Karl Nehammer, Chancellor of Austria. They noted the virtues of the late president, and his track record of national achievements. They also congratulated Sheikh Mohamed on his presidential election, stressing their countries' willingness to enhance partnership ties with the UAE across all fields.

For his part, Sheikh Mohamed thanked them for their sincere feelings, wishing their countries more development and prosperity.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed