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Monarch of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah is no more

KUWAIT: After ruling the Gulf State for fourteen years, the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, has died at the age of 91 here today (29th of Sept. 2020).

He was known and revered for his endeavors to mediate conflict in the region. Donor conferences led by him for Syria also led to pledges of hundreds of millions of dollars.

PM Imran Khan stated: “Deeply grieved over demise of HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait. انا لله وانا اليه راجعون .We extend our heartfelt condolences to Crown Prince, Al Sabah family & to the Kuwaiti people. Amir’s contributions to Pak-Kuwait relations will always be remembered.”

COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressing heartfelt condolence on the  demise of Amir of State of Kuwait, HH, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stated:  “May Allah Almighty bless his soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen”

Condoling the demise of the monarch Minister of Royal Court Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah stated: “With sincere sadness, Kuwait, its people, the people of the Arab and Muslim world, and the people of the world offer their condolences for the death of Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, may God forgive him.”

Mohammed Bin Zayed took to the twitter to state: “Our sincere condolences go to the Al-Sabah family and the people of Kuwait. Sheikh Sabah epitomised wisdom, tolerance, and peace and he was a great pioneer of Gulf cooperation. He served Kuwait with honor and grace, and his work will never be forgotten. May God have mercy on him.”

KuwaitKUWAIT: Succeeding his brother who expired at the age of 91,  Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah (83) has been named the Emir of Kuwait by the country’s cabinet. He had served as the crown prince since 2006. For the past 260 years, Kuwait has been ruled by the Sabah family.

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M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.