Funeral prayer held for Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed

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President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has performed the funeral prayer for the late Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.

The prayer was held at Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed the First Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Mohamed was joined by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, in addition to members of the Al Nahyan family and other worshippers.

They later carried the body of Sheikh Tahnoun to his final resting place in Al Bateen cemetery in Abu Dhabi.

Meanwhile, the funeral prayer in absentia for Sheikh Tahnoun will be held today after Asr prayer in all mosques across the country, following the directives of the UAE President.

Sheikh Tahnoun, who was the Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative in Al Ain Region, passed away on Wednesday.

 

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