ABU DHABI: Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu will be visiting UAE on 15 May 2022 to offer condolences on behalf of the Government of India to the UAE leadership on the sad demise of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the former President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi passed away on 13 May 2022. President Shri Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had expressed condolences at the demise of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar visited the UAE Embassy in New Delhi on 14 May 2022 to convey India’s condolences. India is also observing a day of national mourning today, 14 May 2022.
Under the leadership of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, India-UAE ties prospered greatly to the mutual benefit of the people of the two countries. He took exceptional care of the large Indian community in UAE, who held him in the high esteem.
The two countries will continue to take forward their historic and comprehensive strategic relationship in new and diverse areas.