Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Image Credit: WAM

Dubai: Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum died of heart attack on Saturday. He was 34.

Funeral prayers will be held after Maghrib prayers at Zabeel Mosque. The burial will be held in Bur Dubai's Umm Hurair cemetery.

President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered a 3-day official mourning following the death of Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Flags will remain at half-mast during the 3-day mourning period.  Government departments, however, will continue to function during this period.

“We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return,” the Dubai Ruler Court said as it mourned Shaikh Rashid’s death on Saturday.

Shaikh Rashid was the eldest son of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Shaikh Rashid was a keen horse lover and was the owner of Zabeel Stables.

Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Shaikh Rashid's brother, expressed his sadness on Twitter and Instagram. "Today, I lost a best friend and a childhood companion. My dear brother Rashid you will be missed," Shaikh Hamdan said in a message posted on the social media sites.

President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid. Shaikh Khalifa expressed his heartfelt condolences and solace to Shaikh Mohammad.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, expressed his sincere condolences to Shaikh Mohammad and the Al Maktoum family.

 Their Highnesses Supreme Council members and Rulers of the Emirates have also mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid.

In Sharjah, the Ruler's Court has mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid.
His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and Al Maktoum family.

The Ras Al Khaimah Ruler's Court has mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid.
The RAK Ruler's Court offered its heartfelt condolences and solace to Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and Al Maktoum family. The RAK Ruler's Court also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in Paradise.

Fujairah Ruler's Court has mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid.
His Highness Shaikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and Al Maktoum family.

In Umm Al Quwain, His Highness Shaikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain has mourned the death of Shaikh Rashid.

Ajman Ruler's Court has mourned death of Shaikh Rashid
His Highness Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman offered his heartfelt condolences and solace to Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and Al Maktoum family.