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UAE Leaders Pay Tribute To Queen Elizabeth II Following Her Passing

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Rest in Peace Queen Elizabeth II. The world is in mourning following the news that Queen Elizabeth II passed away. The public dubbed her as the world’s most travelled monarch, as the Queen visited the UAE twice, in 1979 and again in 2010. Hence, developing her relationship with the UAE. Following the news of her passing, UAE leaders His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and High Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.

The President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed mourns the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

The leader of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed took to twitter and paid tribute to the Queen. As Queen Elizabeth II was the second longest reigning monarch in world history. She ruled the United Kingdom for 70 years, from 1952 until 2022.

His Highness noted how compassionate Queen Elizabeth II was as a ruler in his tribute. He also mentioned how she was a close friend of the UAE, and that Queen Elizabeth II was a beloved and respected leader.

The leader of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid joined the world in mourning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II. As he mentions in his tribute how the Queen represented the finest qualities of her nation and people. His Highness also mentions that Queen Elizabeth II was a global icon.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid had a close relation with the Queen. As the Ruler of Dubai and Queen Elizabeth II bonded over their love of horses. They also enjoyed many conversations in which they discussed historic ties, friendship, and co-operation between the UAE and the United Kingdom.

UAE leaders and the world mourn the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen visited the UAE on many occasions, once in 1979 and another time in 2010. During her visits, she met with the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and she was shown around the UAE in an official capacity.

In the Queen’s first visit to the UAE in 1979, the late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan greeted her. Additionally, the late Sheikh Zayed hosted a grand reception in her honour on board the royal yacht Britannia. Additionally, she formally opened the Jebel Ali port and inaugurated the old Trade Centre.

In 1989, Queen Elizabeth II hosted the UAE’s Founding Father Sheikh Zayed during his official visit to the United Kingdom.

On her second visit to the UAE in 2010, the Queen toured the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. She also paid respects at the tomb of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Queen Elizabeth II was a respected, compassionate and committed leader. May her soul rest in peace.

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