India declares state mourning tomorrow after UAE president's death
May 13, 2022  21:26
India announced one day of state mourning on Saturday following the demise of United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

According to a communication issued by the Union Home Ministry to all states and union territories on Friday, as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there will be one day's state mourning on May 14 across the country.

On the day of mourning, the national flag will be flown at half-mast on all buildings where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment, the communication said.

Sheikh Khalifa, ailing for a long time, died on Friday. He was 73. 

He was the eldest son of the UAE's founder President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
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