FUJAIRAH // Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has offered his condolences to the families of pilots Ahmed Mohammed Al Zeyoudi and Abdullah Mohammed Al Yamahi, who were killed while participating in the Saudi-led Arab coalition’s ‘Operation Restoring Hope’ in Yemen.
While making separate visits to the mourning tents at Al Hala and Marbad in Fujairah, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his sympathies and condolences to the families, praying to Allah Almighty to rest the martyrs’ soul in Paradise and grant solace to their families.
Al Zeyoudi and Al Yamahi died when their aircraft crashed during a routine flight over international waters.
While comforting the families of the servicemen, Sheikh Mohammed affirmed that the UAE is proud of its heroes who, day after day, set shining examples of bravery and sacrifices which showed their deep loyalty to their homeland, reported state news agency Wam.
“They were the loyal soldiers and brave heroes in the battles of dignity and honour. They will remain a source of inspiration for the generations to come,” Sheikh Mohammed said.
He added that the stand of the UAE people, particularly families of martyrs, in solidarity behind their children in the Armed Forces, security agencies and humanitarian organisations was a source of pride and glory from which we draw strength, determination, pride and persistence as well as the values of loyalty and belonging to the nation.
Sheikh Mohammed said these values revive and promote the spirit of hope and work to forge ahead on the path of glory and dignity in order to confront challenges with bravely.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun, Director of Office of Martyrs’ Families Office, and Mohammed Al Mazrouie, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, also offered condolences to the families of the pilots, along with Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Ruler of Fujairah, and Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Minister of Interior and Deputy Prime Minister.
Source: uae news