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Mourning period for Sheikh Khalifa ends

UAE flags will be raised on Wednesday (June 22) as the official mourning period over the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ends, according to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.

The UAE declared a 40-day mourning period after Sheikh Khalifa died on May 13 at the age of 73. Flags were flown at half-mast as a sign of mourning.

The mourning period will end on Tuesday (June 21). At 9am on Wednesday, flags will be raised as the mourning period ends. ICA/Expat Media

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