The General Union of Egyptians Abroad (GUEA) mourned in a statement addressed to the Arab and Islamic nations, the world, and the Egyptian communities abroad and in the United Arab Emirates, a unique leader and patron of the march of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Arab State, who died today Friday, May 13th.
GUEA prayed that God bless the deceased with his vast mercy and place him in his immense gardens and inspire us all patience and solace as “We all belong to God and to Him we shall return.”
With the departure of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Arab and Islamic nations lost a great leader, being one of the wise men of the Arab and Islamic nations, who led the Emirates in the most challenging times and worked on its advancement and renaissance. God’s mercy may be upon him as a supporter of Egypt’s issues in the darkest circumstances.
The statement of the GUEA added that the Arab and Islamic nations, with his loss, lost one who spent his life championing Arab issues in international forums.