Jordan mourns the death of Kuwaiti Emir

MENA

Published: 2020-09-29 18:07

Last Updated: 2020-09-29 18:07


Jordan mourns the death of Kuwaiti Emir
Jordan mourns the death of Kuwaiti Emir

King Abdullah II extended his condolences overthe passing of the Emir of Kuwait, Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Tuesday. 

His Majesty shared a tweet saying: "Today, we lost a big brother and a wise leader who loved Jordan, His Highness Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, may his soul rest in peace." 

The Royal Hashemite Court announced 40 days of mourning following the passing of the Kuwaiti Emir, starting September 29.

The government also announced a three-day mourning period and ordered flags to fly at half-staff.