PM condoles UAE President's death
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in seperate letter to Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Friday extended profound shock and grief at the sad demise of President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In a condolence letter to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, she said, "The Government and People of Bangladesh join me in conveying our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to Your Highness and through you to the bereaved members of the Royal family and the Emirati brethren at this critical moment of grief and sorrow."
She reiterated, "His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was a great statesman, a great ruler of Abu Dhabi, and a visionary leader of the Muslim Ummah. His dynamic leadership, sagacity, and dedication to the national development of the United Arab Emirates and the advancement of the Islamic cause are some cases in points that will keep him a memorable personality in history."
The Premier also said, "His Highness was also a great friend and well-wisher of Bangladesh and was particularly a guardian of the Bangladeshi community living in the UAE."
She conveyed highest tribute on behalf of the people of Bangladesh to the departed soul.