His Excellency Dr. Lowai Mohamed Belhoul, the Director General of the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department, expressed his heartfelt condolences on the sad passing of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and said "We have lost one of the most loyal men of the UAE, who lived through the country's renaissance and worked on building the Union and witnessed all stages of its development process".

Dr. Belhoul added: "The remarkable humanitarian work of the deceased, within and outside the UAE, will remain engraved in the history of humankind forever. Thanks to his sincere and wise vision, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum played an indispensable role in developing education, health, culture, and nurturing UAE's talents. The national duties he assumed never kept him from humanitarian and charity work and community initiatives. He left behind a lasting legacy that will be remembered not only in the UAE, but across the world".

His Excellency Dr. Belhoul prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the deceased and grant him a place in heaven and reward him for all his tremendous contributions to the nation.


Statement by His Excellency the Director General of the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department on the sad loss of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum