His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, paid a special tribute to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in a poem titled ‘In the Eternal Paradise’.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa had passed away on Friday, May 13, at the age of 73. Moreover, he was known for being a good listener, modest, generous and interested in his people, frequently conducting direct outreach through official missions and other occasions.
In this poem, Sheikh Mohammed solaced with the people of the UAE, as well as the rest of the world, over the loss of President Sheikh Khalifa, who he describes as his mentor. He also prays to Allah Almighty to bless the late leader of the nation.
The Dubai Ruler’s poem concludes with a message of support for His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
“He is a true carrier of the legacy of (Sheikh Khalifa). May God grant him patience and lighten up his path.”Sheikh Mohammed wrote