Sheikh Khalifa mourning: public and private sectors to resume work on Tuesday

Three-day mourning period begins on Saturday following death of the UAE president

A three-day mourning period following the death of President Sheikh Khalifa will begin on Saturday.

Offices will close and public and private sector employees will return to work on Tuesday, state news agency Wam reported.

Schools will remain closed on Monday.

Mosques across the nation will hold prayers on Friday evening and Saturday morning.

Worshippers are expected to gather in large numbers, including at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.