Sunday 04 October 2020
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today, Sunday, offered condolences to Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on the death of the late Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
And Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid conveyed, “the sincere condolences of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, to Sheikh Nawwaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the death of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah,” according to the Emirates News Agency, according to “Sky News”.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid was accompanied in offering condolences, a large delegation that included Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Aviation Authority and Supreme Chair of the Emirates Airlines Group, and Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Abdul Hamid Mohammed Saeed, Governor of the UAE Central Bank, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director General of the Protocol and Hospitality Department in Dubai, and Dr. Musleh Ayed Al Ahbabi, Acting The country’s embassy in the State of Kuwait.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and the accompanying delegation arrived in the State of Kuwait earlier this morning, where they were received on the grounds of the Amiri airport, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, and Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Deputy Chairman of the Kuwaiti National Guard. And Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait.
On Wednesday, Kuwait buried the body of its late Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and attendance at the funeral was restricted to members of the ruling family due to fears of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The late Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who died Tuesday in the United States, where he was being treated since last July, had ruled Kuwait since 2006 and led its foreign policy for more than 50 years.