His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, mourned, with great sadness and sorrow, the death of Bakhit bin Suwaidan Al Nuaimi.
The crown prince of Abu Dhabi said he was known for his kindness, generosity and also a very distinguished career.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said on Twitter:
May God have mercy on Bakhit bin Suwaidan Al-Nuaimi, one of the loyal sons of the Emirates, and since the establishment of the Union, he has dedicated himself to serving the nation with honor.
Sheikh Mohammed added, "He was known for his kindness, generosity and distinguished career."
Al-Nuaimi died a retired brigadier general in Al Ain on Friday, when he was 77 years old.