The United Arab Emirates is mourning the death of Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar Al Qasimi of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. He is the son of His Highness Sheikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, a member of the royal family and an influential personality who played a significant part in the economic development of Ras Al Khaimah.
The son of Sheikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi, he played an important role in the economic progress of the emirate
The royal court of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Member of the Supreme Council, announced the untimely death of Sheikh Mohammed.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar Al Qasimi holds various positions being the Chairman of the board of Directors of RAK Bank (National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah PJSC), Chairman of RAK Airways, initially called Al Hamra Airlines which ceased operating in 2014, and RAK Capital, among different other important roles. He has also represented Ras Al Khaimah as its ambassador and public face, meeting and greeting visiting dignitaries and demonstrating his talents at the Middle Eastern stock market Nasdaq Dubai. It is a Dubai-based Stock Exchange that profiles regional and international shares in the Middle East.
This royal was also a renowned business figure in the emirates along with being one of the pioneering figures in the emirate’s economic reforms.
His Highness Sheikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi rang the bell at Dubai Financial Market, to commemorate the listing of RAK Capital Sukuk which was valued at AED 1.84 billion on Nasdaq back in 2013, 10th of November. This RAK Capital Sukuk offers Shari’a-compliant financing which went on to aid the continuing sustainable economic growth and infrastructure expansion in Ras Al Khaimah.
On Sunday, the 21st of May, the funeral was conducted at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque after the Al Duhr prayer, in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. The family will be receiving condolences in the hospitality Council in Khuzm for three days.
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This is the official statement the royal court released on the passing of Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar Al Qasimi.
“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, member of the Supreme Council, 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 moved next 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 inspire his family patience and solace.
We belong to God and Him we shall return.”
Many officials and members of the royal family shared their condolences and prayers for the peace of the late Sheikh Mohammed bin Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi and the late royal’s family members.