The UAE announced three days of mourning on the death of the longest-serving Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
The authorities declared that the country’s flags would be flown half-masted for three days in embassies and the public and private sectors to mourn the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.
The mourning period will begin on Friday and will be ending on Monday, 12 September.
The country, including UAE leaders, Businessmen have also sent condolences to the royal family in the UK and the people affected across the globe due to the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.
Emirates Airline’s Chairman and Chief Executive of Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum expressed his sincere condolences to Britain’s royal family and the people of Britain on the passing away of ninety-six-year-old Queen Elizabeth II.
Chairman of Emirates Airline and Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum shared his tweet wording that “We are extremely pained to learn of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of everyone at the Emirates Group and the entire Dubai aviation community, we extend sincere consolings to the Royal Family and the people of the UK”.
Hussain Sajwani, founder and chairman of Damac Group, stated that United Kingdom’s longest-reigning Monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades was an outstanding individual and a global icon for the whole world.
On Thursday afternoon, Buckingham palace announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral.
With the death of the Queen, the eldest son of the Royal family, Prince Charles is declared the new King of Britain. On Friday, King Charles III addressed the country with an emotional speech and thanked the people’s condolences on his mother and Queen’s demise.
The coffin will be taken by hearse from St Pancras to the throne room in Buckingham Palace. Later it will be taken to the Palace of Westminster for the lying in state, five days in which the public will have a chance to pay their respects.