COVID–19 NEWS   COVID : 30.4 pct of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated | N Korea reports one additional death amid COVID-19 outbreak | S Korea to resume issuing short-term travel visas, e-visas next month | Biden's daughter tests positive for COVID-19 | MPN recommends govt to come up with new initiatives to help tourism sector | 

Saifuddin conveys condolences over passing of UAE President

13/05/2022 10:28 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Bernama) -- Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah conveyed his condolences the family of United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who passed away on Friday.

“On behalf of the Malaysian people and government, I express heartfelt and deepest condolences to the Rulers, the Emirates and its citizen,” he said in his posting on Facebook, tonight.

Saifuddin said Sheikh Khalifa's life and leadership significantly contributed to the remarkable progress of the UAE and was responsible for raising the country’s stature to what it is today.

"I am deeply saddened to hear the news of the demise of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. 

"May Allah accept and bless him with His Jannah," he said.

According to media reports, Sheikh Khalifa, who had been in office since 2004, died at the age of 73 on Friday after a long illness.


Bernama is the trusted source of reliable real-time comprehensive and accurate news for both the public and media practitioners. Our news is published at ; BERNAMA TV on: Astro Channel 502, unifi TV Channel 631, MYTV Channel 121 IFLIX; and Bernama Radio broadcasting locally on FM93.9 in Klang Valley, Johor (FM107.5), Kota Kinabalu (FM107.9) and Kuching (FM100.9).

Follow us on social media :
Facebook : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatv, @bernamaradio
Twitter :, @BernamaTV, @bernamaradio
Instagram : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatvofficial, @bernamaradioofficial
TikTok : @bernamaofficial

© 2022 BERNAMA   • Disclaimer   • Privacy Policy   • Security Policy