Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Ashby Monk

You may already be aware that Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Managing Director Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan went missing on Friday when his glider crashed into a lake in Morocco.

Our thoughts go out to his family and to ADIA. Everybody is impatient for news as to his whereabouts.

Despite a request for “analysis” of the implications for ADIA, I’m reserving judgment of any kind until we have more information. Let’s just hope he is found safe and sound and is soon back to work.

UPDATE: Moroccan authorities have confirmed the unhappy news that they have located the Sheik’s body…

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