UAE crown prince leads the funeral of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Crown Prince led the funeral

On Friday (May 13), then crown prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan presided over the funeral of the former UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, reported by Associated Press television News. 

The prince led a service inside the mosque before continuing at the burial site. 

The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince, was elected as president on Saturday (May 14), official media said, a day after the death of former leader Sheikh Khalifa, AFP reported.