PM and President pays condolences to Saudi King

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

05th December, 2019

President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have extended sympathies and condolences to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, over the sad demise of his brother Prince Miteb bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday.

In their separate messages, the President and the Prime Minister expressed their sorrow and grief over the passing away of Prince Miteb bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul as well as for fortitude and strength for the Al Saud family.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia’s Royal Court has announced the death of Prince Miteb Bin Abdul Aziz, who passed away on Monday.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the funeral prayers will be performed on Tuesday after Isha prayers, at the Great Mosque of Makkah.

Prince Miteb was the brother of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz. He died at 88.

Prince Miteb was a senior member of the royal family who was born in 1931. He was the governor of Mecca province between 1958 and 1961 and held various other administrative posts.

In 1980, Prince Miteb was appointed minister of municipal and rural affairs, a position he held until 2009. Miteb was the brother of King Salman.


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