French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he will travel to the UAE on Sunday to attend the funeral of the late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed who passed away yesterday.
The French government said that Macron will attend the funeral for backing and showing his support to the Emirate leadership and nation.
He mourned on Friday the death of UAE’s President, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Twitter.
In addition, the French President tweeted in Arabic, saying that Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed’s death shocked us, and he showed sympathy for Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, his family, and the Emarati people.
United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away at the age of 73, state news agency WAM reported on Friday.