Son of Sheikh Omar Al Qasimi of RAK Passed Away – A Royal Tragedy

Sheikh Omar Al Qasimi
Sheikh Omar Al Qasimi

Today, tragic news hit the UAE as the nation mourns the untimely loss of Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, declared by the Royal Court of Ras Al Khaimah. 

Sheikh Mohammed was the son of H.H. Sheikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, a member of the royal family of RAK and an incredibly prominent figure in the emirate, who has helped lead its economic development to new heights. 

He has also acted as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of RAK Bank, RAK Airways, and RAK Capital, among the other viable positions. He has long served as an ambassador and face of the development of Ras Al Khaimah, who spoke with foreign celebrities and also served as a ringing in the successes of NASDAQ, Dubai. 

However, very little information about his late son, Sheikh Mohammed Al Qasimi, exists online. 

How to offer condolences:

The funeral will occur on Sunday, May 21, after the Al Dhuhr prayer, at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Ras Al Khaimah. 

The family will accept condolences from the Hospitality Council in Khuzam for three days. 

Official Statement on the Passing of Sheikh Mohammed Al Qasimi. 

Here is the official statement from Ras Al Khaimah RAK Royal Court on the passing. 

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. 

With hearts that believe in God’s Will and destiny, the court of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the member of the Supreme Council, the ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, who is forgiven, God willing, mourns Sheikh Muhammad bin Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, son of Sheikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, who departed to his Lord today, we ask God Almighty to bless the deceased with the abundance of his mercy, to dwell him in his spacious gardens, and to uplift his family with patience and solace. 

We belong to God, and Him, we shall return. 

Our heartiest condolences to the family and the people of the UAE. 

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