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UAE’s Finance minister for 50 years Hamdan bin Rashid passes away

New Delhi: 50 years Hamdan bin Rashid passes away, United Arab Emirates’ Finance Minister and deputy ruler of Dubai, Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has died on Wednesday, the Dubai media workplace stated.

He turned into the brother of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE top Minister and ruler of the emirate of Dubai. Hamdan, who turned 75 years antique, had been financing minister on account that 1971, while the country changed into based.
UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed ordered that flags be flown at 1/2-mast across the united states until Saturday to mark three days of mourning, in line with an assertion by using the authentic news organization WAM, DPA information mentioned.

in the meantime, Dubai introduced a 10-day mourning period.

Funeral prayers will be restricted to family individuals because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Dubai media workplace introduced.

Hamdan was sick, his brother Mohammed wrote on Twitter in advance this month, wishing him well. He underwent surgical treatment abroad the last yr, although further information was not disclosed.

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