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UAE’s leader Sheikh Khalifa passes away

The ailing leader of UAE died at 73. The world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa is named after Sheikh Khalifa.

Where: UAE

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The ailing ruler of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan died on Friday.
He was 73 years old. No cause of death was announced, though he was ailing for a long time.
The government announced a 40-day state mourning in the UAE with the flag flown at half-mast.
President Joe Biden tweeted, “Sheikh Khalifa was a true partner and friend of the United States, and we will honor his memory by continuing to strengthen ties with the government and people of the UAE.”
Khalifa was responsible for much of his country’s economic growth.

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