Presidential Court mourns death of UAE President’s mother-in-law


The UAE Presidential Court announced the death of Sheikha Maryam bint Abdullah bin Sulayem Al Falasi on Thursday.

She is the mother of Her Highness Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, the wife of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

"The Court extends its heartfelt condolences and expresses its sympathies, praying to the Almighty to bestow the deceased with mercy and forgiveness and to grant her family and relatives patience and solace," it said in a statement.

The funeral prayer for Sheikha Maryam was performed at Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed the First Mosque, and her body was then taken to its final resting place at Al Bateen Cemetery in Abu Dhabi.

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed accepted condolences from several Sheikhs and citizens over the passing of Sheikha Maryam.

Accepting condolences along with Sheikh Mohamed were Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, and Sheikh Saeed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, at Al Mushrif Palace.



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