| 24 February 2024, Saturday |

Saudi crown prince offers his condolences after passing of Kuwait’s late emir

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince offered his condolences to the new emir of Kuwait on Sunday after the passing of his predecessor Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman traveled to Kuwait on the directives of King Salman and was received by Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Saudi Press Agency reported. Sheikh Meshal thanked the crown prince for his condolences.

The late emir was buried at the Sulaibikhat Cemetery on Sunday following a prayer service. He passed away on Saturday aged 86.

Funeral prayers in absentia were performed at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on Sunday.

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