UAE President Khalifa dies: Burj Khalifa named after him and rarely seen after stroke


2022-05-14: [Article Link On 13 May, local time, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates announced that Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, had passed away on that day and was 73 years old. Al-Khalifa, President of the United Arab Emirates, reported on 13 May that since the 2014 stroke, Al-Khalifa had rarely appeared in public view, with a large number of government posts being managed by Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. It was reported that, during the 2008 global financial crisis, Khalifa had led the Emirates through this period of economic turmoil, and in 2009, in recognition of the assistance provided by the Government of the United Arab Emirates to Dubai during the financial crisis, Dubai, a world-renowned Dubai tower, was renamed “Khalifata”. According to Xinhua, the statement of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates did not refer to any other details, and the United Arab Emirates News Agency reported that the Ministry of Presidential Affairs had announced that it would carry out an official 40-day mourning, which would bring down half the flag throughout the country. Since 13 May, the Government of the United Arab Emirates, both federal and local, as well as the private sector, has been suspended for three days, with Al-Khalifa being the second President of the United Arab Emirates, born in 1948.


Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.



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UAE President Khalifa dies: Burj Khalifa named after him and rarely seen after stroke


2022-05-14: [Article Link On 13 May, local time, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates announced that Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, had passed away on that day and was 73 years old. Al-Khalifa, President of the United Arab Emirates, reported on 13 May that since the 2014 stroke, Al-Khalifa had rarely appeared in public view, with a large number of government posts being managed by Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. It was reported that, during the 2008 global financial crisis, Khalifa had led the Emirates through this period of economic turmoil, and in 2009, in recognition of the assistance provided by the Government of the United Arab Emirates to Dubai during the financial crisis, Dubai, a world-renowned Dubai tower, was renamed “Khalifata”. According to Xinhua, the statement of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates did not refer to any other details, and the United Arab Emirates News Agency reported that the Ministry of Presidential Affairs had announced that it would carry out an official 40-day mourning, which would bring down half the flag throughout the country. Since 13 May, the Government of the United Arab Emirates, both federal and local, as well as the private sector, has been suspended for three days, with Al-Khalifa being the second President of the United Arab Emirates, born in 1948.

Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.

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