Korea, Yemen, Japan, China, Bosnia, Cyprus and Bangladesh among world leaders mourning Sultan Qaboos as formal condolence proceedings come to a close

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The world mourns the death of Sultan Qaboos

إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّآ إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ

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

The Diwan of the Royal Court had announced that the condolence proceedings would end on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, on the passing away of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour Al-Said.

This information was revealed by the Ministry of Information on its official Twitter handle.

According to the statement, the condolence proceedings will “end on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 12 o’clock in the afternoon”.

Now on the morning of January 15, reports of the final mourners and gestures of global solidarity are now with Oman’s Al-Sahawat Times.

Among the final statements of condolence was the minute standing silence at the UN (Read more…) and messages from Cyprus, Korea, Bangladesh, Japan, China, Bosnia (Whose National Day Sultan Qaboos celebrated in 2019) and Yemen.

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Michael Al-Said
News correspondent for Al-Sahawat Times since 2012