India is saddened by the death of UAE president

India has announced one day of national mourning following the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

India is saddened by the death of UAE president
Image: Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Credits: @HHShkMohd (Twitter)

On Friday, United Arab Emirates (UAE) president, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 73, died. He was ailing for a long time.

Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "I am deeply saddened to know about the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed. He was a great statesman and visionary leader under whom India-UAE relations prospered. The heartfelt condolences of the people of India are with the people of UAE. May his soul rest in peace."