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Dubai Ruler’s Son, Sheikh Rashid, Laid To Rest

Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum died on Saturday morning from heart attack. Government department flags are flying at half mast as mark of respect.

On Saturday, Shaikh Mohammad led worshippers in performing Maghreb and funeral prayers over the body of Shaikh Rashid at Zabeel Mosque. Shaikh Rashid was laid to rest at Umm Hurair cemetery.

VIDEO OF SHEIKH RASHID BIM MOHAMMED LAID TO REST

 

   

A three-day mourning period has been announced in the UAE after the son of Dubai’s ruler died of a heart attack.

Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who graduated from Sandhurst in 2002, died on Saturday morning.  The 33-year-old was the eldest son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is the ruler of Dubai and also the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. 

ZABEEL MOSQUE

Hundreds of relatives and officials gathered inside the Zabeel mosque in Dubai to pay their respects to the ruler’s son. His coffin, wrapped in the Emirati flag, was carried in by several of his brothers. 

SHEIKH RASHID BIN MOHAMMED  AL MAKTOUM

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