The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was thrown into mourning after the Son of the ruler of Sharjah died in London.
The deceased identifed as Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, 39, was the owner of a British fashion label, named Qasimi, which has been in business since 2008.
Three days of mourning have been declared in the emirate and flags have been ordered to fly at half mast. Messages of condolences to his dad Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi have flooded in on social media from across the country.
In a statement the ruler’s court also expressed condolences and offered prayers to Al Qasimi family.