Tributes have been pouring in for His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The UAE rulers have sent their condolences to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the death of his brother, calling Sheikh Sultan one of the country's most loyal men.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to Twitter to offer his condolences to the Al Nahyan family.
خالص التعازي لشعب الإمارات ولآل نهيان الكرام في وفاة الشيخ سلطان بن زايد..أبناء زايد لهم بصمات خالدة في دولة الامارات..أبناء زايد لهم محبة مختلفة في قلب كل اماراتي..أبناء زايد شركاء تأسيس لن ينساهم الزمن..رحم الله الشيخ سلطان وأسكنه فسيح جنانه وألهمنا وشعب الامارات الصبر والسلوان pic.twitter.com/AXbEZDSrzF— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) November 18, 2019
"Today I lost my brother and friend, one of the most loyal and respectful persons in the country, and one of its national figures who worked with the late Sheikh Zayed in establishing the Union and serving its people," wrote His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Twitter.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, have also extended heartfelt condolences to Sheikh Khalifa.
They were joined by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah and His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain.