United Arab Emirates

Late UAE president laid to rest in Abu Dhabi cemetery 

Late UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was laid to rest in al-Bateen cemetery in Abu Dhabi, state news agency (WAM) reported on Friday.

Sheikh Khalifa, who served as the president of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi since November 3, 2004, died at the age of 73 on Friday.

Born in 1948, Sheikh Khalifa was the second president of the UAE and the 16th Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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He was the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed.

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