Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi died on Monday in London, Sharjah Media Office has confirmed.
ديوان صاحب السمو #حاكم_الشارقة ينعى المغفور له بإذن الله تعالى الشيخ خالد بن سلطان بن محمد القاسمى نجل صاحب السمو حاكم الشارقة الذى وافته المنية يوم امس الأثنين 28 شوال 1440 هجرية الموافق 1 يوليو 2019 ميلادية فى المملكة المتحدة pic.twitter.com/nL76jyrWU3— @SharjahMedia (@sharjahmedia) July 2, 2019
The news of the 39-year-old son of the ruler of Sharjah and fashion designer of eponymous label Qasimi was announced on social media. The royal family has received messages of condolences from across the country.
In a statement the ruler's court also expressed condolences and offered prayers to Al Qasimi family.
Sheikh Dr Sultan also shared the announcement on Instagram writing, "Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi is in the care of God.”
Three days of mourning have been declared in Sharjah and flags across the UAE have been ordered to fly at half-mast.