UAE Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has passed away at the age of 75.

According to the media reports, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is the Prime Minister of UAE, in his tweet confirmed the death of his brother.

Earlier this month, Sheikh Mohammed had tweeted prayers and wishes for his brother.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid has also been the Finance Minister. A 10-day mourning period has been declared in Dubai over the death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, while all government institutions and offices will remain closed for three days.

Moreover he presided over several high-level government entities such as Dubai ‎Municipality, Al Maktoum Foundation, Dubai Aluminum (DUBAL) and Dubai Natural Gas ‎Company Limited, Dubai World Trade Centre, among others.‎


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