In the wake of the death of the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared a tribute to his uncle.

The Crown Prince of Dubai took to Instagram to share a black and white photo of himself and Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, the elder brother of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Along with this, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed wrote a heartfelt caption in Arabic stating that the late Deputy Dubai Ruler was an inspiration to the nation.

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“We will be inspired by the verses and life lesson in the upliftment of the country and spread the causes of goodness,” the caption stated. “We ask Allah to have mercy on Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. May he dwell in paradise and inspire us all.”

 

 

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The death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid was announced by his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai on Wednesday morning.

Sheikh Mohammed paid tribute to his elder brother on Twitter.

“We belong to God and to Him we shall return. May God have mercy on you, my brother, my support and my companion,” His Highness said alongside a black and white photo of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid was aged 75 at the time of his passing on Wednesday, March 24.

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