We start in the name of Allah, praise be to Allah the Lord of the worlds, the Eternal and Everlasting One Who is attributed with Life without annihilation. May Allah increase the honour of our Master Muhammad, his kind Al and companions and protect his nation from what he fears for them.
We belong to Allah and to His judgement we shall return (Al-Baqarah/v156).
Darulfatwa of Australia, the board and member representatives of over twenty ethnically and linguistically diverse Muslim organizations in Australia, come forward whole heartedly and with great sorrow on this sad occasion to deliver a message of sincere condolences to the Highnesses, government, and people of the United Arab Emirates.
We have received the news of the passing of the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, with a heavy heart. We offer him our supplication, asking Allaah to grant him abundant mercies and forgiveness, and to enlighten his grave.