Shaikha Mariam Bint Salem Al Suwaidi passed away on Tuesday. Dr. Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah performed at King Faisal Mosque in Sharjah funeral prayers on the body of Shaikha Mariam, after Isha prayers.
Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, performed the funeral prayer alongside the Ruler of Sharjah.
Sharjah authority declared a three-day official mourning period. Meanwhile, from Wednesday the UAE flag will be flown at half-mast in the Emirate of Sharjah.
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Thani, Shaikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Shaikh Khalid Bin Issam Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Shaikh Salem Bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, Shaikh Majid Bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Director of the Districts and Villages Affairs Department and several other senior officials of local departments were present there.
The Ruler of Sharjah and shaikhs headed for Jubail Cemetery where the body of Shaikha Mariam Bint Sultan Al Suwaidi was laid to rest.