Presidential Court offers 'heartfelt condolences' over death of Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan

Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan died on Thursday

Powered by automated translation

Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed, a member of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi, died on Thursday, the UAE Presidential Court announced.

The Presidential Court offered its “heartfelt condolences” in a message carried by state news agency Wam.

“The Presidential Court extended heartfelt condolences and sympathies on the death of Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, praying to Allah Almighty to shower the deceased with His vast mercy, grant him eternal paradise and provide his family and relatives with patience and solace,” the message stated.

Sheikh Hazza's age and cause of death were not disclosed.

He was an accomplished horse rider, who was well known in equestrian circles.

He was the son of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died in 2019.

Sheikh Sultan, a son of the Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed, served as the President's Representative to the late President Sheikh Khalifa. He was also the brother of President Sheikh Mohamed.

Updated: May 09, 2024, 4:22 PM