The UAE began the 40-day mourning period after the late president HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on May 13, 2022.
UAE flags were flown at half-mast for 40 days. Many other countries also participated in a short mourning period.
The Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MoPA) announced that the mourning period is ending today, June 21
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UAE flags across the country will be raised at 9am on June 22
Besides the flags being flown at half-mast, work across ministries, and public and private sectors was suspended for 3 days.