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Late UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Laid to Rest

ABU DHABI: The late UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was laid to rest at Al Bateen Cemetery in Abu Dhabi.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, performed the funeral prayer for late president at the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed the First Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

A military honour guard in dress uniform carried the president s body before it was handed to his family for burial.

Sheikh Mohamed and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, carried the President s body before he was laid to rest.

Images showed dozens of ruling family members and senior officials in prayer by the graveside.