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IIFA 2022 postponed following UAE President’s demise

Update : 16 May 2022, 10:10

The International Indian Film Academy Awards 2022 also known as IIFA, have been postponed. The decision comes after the demise of the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the 40 days of mourning period that has been announced thereafter.

As per a source, the star-studded affair which were scheduled to be held from May 19 to May 21 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi will now be held on July 14, July 15 and July 16.

The IIFA organisers chose to reschedule the event. However, there has yet to be an official confirmation.

The official Twitter handle of IIFA also mourned the death of the UAE President.

"With the sad news of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE, passing away we share our deepest condolences with his family and the people of UAE. May God have mercy on him and grant him eternal peace," the tweet read.

 

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