HH The Amir Mourns Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad

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2020-09-30 | Since 4 Week

 

His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Doha, 30 September 2020 - His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani mourned today, with great sorrow and sadness, the death of HH the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, who passed away today.

HH The Amir stressed, in a statement by the Amiri Diwan, that Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah was a great leader characterized by wisdom, moderation, and long-term vision. HH The Amir added that the late Amir dedicated his life to serve his country and his ummah, called for dialogue, solidarity and unity among Arab countries to defend their just causes. HH The Amir prayed to the Almighty Allah to recompense the deceased fully for his good deeds, to have mercy on his soul and to rest it in peace in paradise along with martyrs and the faithful, and prayed that Allah helps the royal family, the Kuwaiti people, the Arab, and Islamic nations with patience and solace on His Highness' loss.

The statement said that the news of HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah's passing was received with hearts filled with faith in Allah and his Providence, and with great sorrow and deep sadness. The statement added that the loss was of a great leader who was wise, moderate, and long-term oriented, and dedicated his life to serve his country and his ummah, called for dialogue and unity among Arab countries to defend their just causes, and for rejecting violence and extremism. The statement also said that Kuwait saw a comprehensive renaissance in all fields during the Amir's rule.

HH The Amir prayed to the Almighty Allah to recompense His Highness Sheikh Sabah fully for his good deeds, to have mercy on his soul and to rest it in peace in paradise along with martyrs and the faithful, and prayed that Allah helps the royal family, the Kuwaiti people, and the Arab and Islamic nations with patience and solace on His Highness' loss.

"Indeed, to God we belong and to God we shall return," the statement said.

HH The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani also ordered the announcement of three days of mourning in the state and ordered flags lowered to half-mast.


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