- H.E Khalifa passed away at the age of 73.
- Crown Prince Nahyan was appointed President.
- Sheikh Mubajje paid his condolences at the UAE embassy in Uganda.
- He prayed for the continued relationship between UAE and UMSC.
The Mufti of Uganda, His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje has expressed his condolences for the death of the former Arab Emirates, HE Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mubajje paid his condolences on behalf of all Muslims in Ugansa in a courtesy visit he paid to the United Arab Emirates-UAE Embassy in Kampala.
HE Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was buried on the 13th of May in Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Cemetery at the age of 73.
While meeting the UAE ambassador HE Abdallah Hassan Obaid Hassan Al Shams at his Office, Sheikh Mubaje expressed condolences on his behalf and the Muslims of Uganda in general.
He paid gratitude to the late president for his support to the Muslim community in Uganda and the world in general.
He further prayed for the continued relationship between UAE and UMSC and used the same occasion to congratulate the former Crown Prince, Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan upon his elevation to the presidency and prayed for his wellbeing.
The Crown Prince was unanimously appointed by the Rulers in the UAE