The son of king of Sharjah was found dead on Wednesday in London, soon after he was taken to and the burial took place in emirates with starting observation of three days mourning periods in Sharjah. The death came as a surprise to the rest of the world, as it occurred in an unexpected manner.
Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al-Qasimi, a prince in the crown of Sharjah and son of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed AL-Qasimi, was thirty-nine year old and was residing in London.
On Wednesday funeral was observed by the emirates officials and his father marking the lowering down of the flags, as they flew on the half-mast. In the official statement by the government of Sharjah, one of the seven emirate states said” Sheik Khalid son sheik Khalid bin Sultan al Qasim was found dead on Monday”, no further information was given.
London Metropolitan police have said on Wednesday that they are investigating the cause of the death in detail which as of now seems to be unexplained death in Knightsbridge on Monday, but they have denied revealing any further information and names involved.
London police also added that post mortem examination has been done already on Tuesday and they are waiting for the results to carry out the further detailed investigation, they added that the examination was inconclusive and results of further reports are still awaited.
Sheikh Khalid was a well-known personality in UAE as well as in London where he runs his fashion brand, QASIMI; he was the founder and creative director of the brand which marks its debut in 2008.
According to the description about him on the label's website, it was mentioned that Sheikh Khalid was born in the United Arab Emirates and brought up in the United Kingdom. He was a bright mind and has a degree in architecture and aw well as in fashion designing from London's most prestigious Central Saint Martin’s art school.
Condolence has been paid by the Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah