Deputy Ruler of Sharjah passes away in London

Sharjah will observe three days of mourning when he is returned back to the UAE

The Deputy Ruler of Sharjah has passed away
Sharjah Media Office
The Deputy Ruler of Sharjah has passed away

Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has passed away in London over the weekend.

To mark his death, Sharjah will observe a three day mourning period when Sheikh Ahmed’s body returns to the UAE.

The Deputy Ruler of Sharjah was an influential member of the UAE after he was elected to the post of Minister of Justice in the first UAE government ministerial formation.

He was also the chairman of the Sharjah Oil Council and honourary chairman of Dana Gas. He also sat on the board of director of the Sharjah Liquefaction Gas Company (Shalco).

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was among the country’s leader who offered his condolences to the Sharjah Ruler on Twitter.

“Our condolences to His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi and the people of the UAE on the death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi. May God rest his soul.”

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