Tributes pour in as Kuwait mourns late Amir of Humanity

Muscat: The Condolences and praise poured in for His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who passed aways on Tuesday, came from the leaders of the Arab region and the world and from international institutions, after the Amiri Diwan in Kuwait announced the news of the death of the Emir at the age of 91.

The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz and his Crown Prince Prince Muhammad offered condolences to the Al Sabah family and the Kuwaiti people on the death of Sheikh Sabah.

The Bahrain News Agency said in a statement it announce official mourning and flags at half-mast in the Kingdom for a period of 3 days after the death of the Emir of Kuwait. The King of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Thani, said that Sheikh Sabah “moved next to his Lord after a lifetime of giving and achievements in the service of his people and his Arab and Islamic nation. ”

The Qatar, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani said in a tweet, “With great sadness and sorrow, I received the news of the death of His Highness Sheikh Sabah, Amir of Kuwait. With his departure, we lost a visionary leader keen on the unity of the Gulf and the Arab nations.”

The UAE has declared 3 days mourning and flags at half-mast following the death of Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed, Amir of Kuwait. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, said in a tweet on Twitter, “May God have mercy on the compassionate father of Kuwait..and the beating heart of the Gulf..and the noble prince of humanity, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah .. .. We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return


As per Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan, Oman declares three-day mourning. His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has sent a cable of condolences to Emir Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jabir al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait on the demise of Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir al-Sabah.

His Majesty the Sultan expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to al-Sabah ruling family, the Government and the brotherly people of Kuwait on this immense loss.

His Majesty prayed to the Almighty Allah to rest Sheikh Sabah’s soul in peace in paradise with the faithful, grant the ruling family and the Kuwaiti people patience and protect them against all harms.

Egypt declared mourning for 3 days after the death of the Emir of Kuwait, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi wrote in a tweet on Twitter, “The Arab and Islamic nation has lost a leader of its most precious men.”

King Abdullah of Jordan said, “Today we have lost a great brother and a wise leader who loves Jordan, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, may God have mercy on him, who was an exceptional leader and prince of humanity and morals, who devoted his life to the service of his country and nation and did not hesitate in his benevolent endeavors to make every effort to unite the Arab ranks.” The Jordanian Royal Court announced mourning for the deceased in the royal court for a period of 40 days, starting today, Tuesday.

Iraqi President Barham Salih expressed his deep sadness over the death of the Emir of Kuwait, and said that the deceased knew “his humanity and his keenness on strong Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations. He worked tirelessly to gather the word and leave the dispute, so that he became an example of peace and goodness.” Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi said that the deceased “spared no effort to support regional security and stability, and to ensure the well-being and progress of the brotherly people of Kuwait and the neighboring peoples,” adding that Sheikh Sabah “contributed to strengthening the march of the new Iraq, emerging from the yoke of dictatorship, just as he stood with him. He faces terrorism and is victorious for his land and existence. ”

In Beirut, Lebanese President Michel Aoun expressed his pain of the Amir of the Kuwait, describing him as “the screaming voice in regional and international forums in defense of Arab rights in general, and just causes, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue.” The head of the caretaker government in Lebanon, Hassan Diab, issued today a memorandum declaring public mourning for a period of 3 days after the departure of the Emir of Kuwait, and it was decided to lower the flags and amend the programs of radio and television stations in accordance with the state of mourning.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas mourned Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, and said that Palestine “lost, with his departure, an Arab leader and a leader of humanity who honored his counterpart, who spent his life serving his people, his nation and all humanity, and always stood by the Palestinian cause.

” President Abbas announced mourning and flags at half-mast in all official institutions, and condolences and obituaries were also issued by the Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh, the National Liberation Movement (Fatah) and the Islamic Resistance (Hamas), and all praised the qualities and legacy of the late Emir.

The Yemeni President, Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, mourned the late Emir of Kuwait, and said that he was “a great leader of a unique model, who had his outstanding fingerprints in the renaissance of Kuwait and the Arab and Islamic nations.” Current humanity.

Many obituary statements were also issued from other countries, such as Djibouti, Britain, Canada and Russia.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tweeted in Arabic on his Twitter account, saying, “We have received with great sadness and sorrow the news of the death of the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and on behalf of the Turkish people he expressed condolences and sincere sympathy to the brotherly Kuwaiti people.”

And many statements of condolence over the death of the Emir of Kuwait came from international organizations, led by the United Nations, the World Health Organization and others.

Source: aljazeera

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