Bahrain – King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa mourns the death of Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said

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Bahrain mourns the death of HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said of Oman


إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ

HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said 18/11/1940 – 10/01/2020

King of Bahrain, HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the island nation’s Royal Court have been in mourning for the late Sultan of Oman, HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said.

A statement issued by the Bahrain News Agency, the state-run news agency of the kingdom, said:

“HM the King paid homage to late Sultan Qaboos who spent a life full of achievements in serving his people as well as the Arab and Islamic nations. The Royal Court reiterated the kingdom’s support to Oman and the Omani people in these painful circumstances, recalling with gratitude and respect the enormous contribution of late Sultan Qaboos bin Said to Oman’s growth, boosting historic fraternal relations between both countries and setting up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC),” added the Bahrain News Agency.”

“The Kingdom of Bahrain has also announced a three-day mourning period, during which time flags of the country over its embassies, government buildings and diplomatic missions will fly at half-mast.”

“The Royal Court extended condolences to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said of Oman, the royal family and the Omani government and people, praying to Allah the Almighty to bless the deceased with mercy, rest his soul in eternal peace and paradise and provide the royal family and the Omani people with patience and fortitude,” added BNA.


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