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FM pens tribute to Emir al Sabah in condolence book at Kuwait embassy

FM pens tribute to Emir al Sabah in condolence book

FM pens tribute to Emir al Sabah in condolence book at Kuwait embassy in Islamabad.

 

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday visited embassy of Kuwait in the capital.

FM pens tribute to Emir al Sabah in condolence book

He offered condolences on passing away of Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Kuwait’s ambassador in Pakistan Nasr Al-Mutahiri received the Foreign Minister on his arrival at the embassy.

The Foreign Minister offered Fateha for the late Emir of Kuwait and prayed for the blessings upon the departed soul.

He penned his remarks in the condolence book, terming Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, a peace-loving and compassionate ruler.

He mentioned that bilateral relations between Pakistan and Kuwait got strengthened during his rule.

On Tuesday last, Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah passed away in U.S.

He died at the age of 91, state media report.

Sheikh Sabah was flown to the United States for medical treatment following surgery for an unspecified condition in Kuwait that month.

He died on Tuesday in Minnesota where he had been undergoing treatment.

Aljazeera and BBC reports suggested he was flown to US in July but CNN reported that on August 6, the Emir traveled to the United States.

Sabah was born in 1929 around the time of the formation of the modern Kuwaiti state, and is a member of the country’s royal family.

For 40 years, he served as foreign minister, later becoming prime minister before he was named the country’s monarch.

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