Fujairah Ruler Extends Condolences to Saudi King on Prince's Passing

Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah, expressed his condolences to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, following the passing of Prince Mansour bin Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

In a message sent to King Salman, Sheikh Hamad offered his deepest sympathies to the Saudi leadership and the entire Saudi population in their time of grief. He implored Allah, the Almighty, to grant Prince Mansour forgiveness and mercy, and to provide the bereaved family with strength and solace during this difficult period.

The news of Prince Mansour's passing was reported in late April 2024, and Sheikh Hamad's message joins a chorus of condolences extended by other leaders across the UAE. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of Dubai, also sent similar messages to King Salman.

Prince Mansour's death comes amidst a period of close relations between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The two countries collaborate on a wide range of political, economic, and social issues, and their leaders have consistently emphasized the importance of maintaining strong ties.

Sheikh Hamad's expression of condolences underscores the deep fraternal bonds that exist between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. It is a tradition for Gulf leaders to offer their sympathies during times of loss, reflecting the close cultural and familial connections within the region.

The passing of Prince Mansour bin Badr bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is a loss felt not only by the Saudi royal family but throughout the wider Gulf region. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi's message of condolence serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of cooperation and compassion that binds the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

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