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President Solih extends condolences over passing of Kuwaiti Emir

Ahmed Aiham
30 September 2020, MVT 18:19
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih expressed his condolence to the Kuwaiti people over the passing of former Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. PHOTO: YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / AFP
Ahmed Aiham
30 September 2020, MVT 18:19

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday, sent a message of condolence to the Crown Prince of Kuwait Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, following the death of former Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Conveying his sadness, President Solih said that the world had "lost a great reformer, diplomat and peacemaker".

Further, the president acknowledged the late Emir as a great friend to Maldives, who implemented several initiatives to provide the island nation with generous assistance and development cooperation "for which our entire nation owes him a debt of gratitude".

In solidarity with the Kuwaiti people, the Maldivian flag will be flown at half mast to honour his passing.

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