She said: "Our history changed forever.
Thank you Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand for your honest empathy and support that has won the respect of 1.5 billion Muslims after the terrorist attack that shook the Muslim community around the world", Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted.
A royal commission will be held into whether New Zealand authorities could have prevented the terror attack on mosques that killed 50 people, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.
The victims, who came from across the Muslim world, were gathered for Friday prayers at two Christchurch mosques when the 28-year-old white supremacist, motivated by the extremist belief that Muslims were "invading" Western countries, went on a killing spree.
When asked about her decision to wear a black hijab when meeting with families of the victims, the prime minister said she "gave it very little thought", as it was obvious to her that it was "the appropriate thing to do".
A picture of one of the victims, Syed Areeb Ahmed, sits at a memorial site near the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 19, 2019.
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Many women have also donned headscarves to show their support.
The terrorists live-streamed the sickening attack, with the first happening at Al Noor Mosque in central Christchurch and the second at the Linwood Islamic Centre.
Most of the dead were laid to rest at a mass burial in Christchurch on Friday when 26 victims were interred.
"We are absolutely family and we have felt that support acutely", she said.
"It was originally meant to be a longer visit, including a business delegation, but under the circumstances that did not seem appropriate to be away for longer", she told reporters.
'You'll hear New Zealanders reflect the fact that what happened here was not an act by a New Zealand citizen, but that does not mean that there are not things we need to address here, we do.