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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi directed the declaration of a state of public mourning throughout the Arab Republic of Egypt for a period of 3 days, due to the death of the late Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, from today Tuesday 29 September until Thursday, the first of October 2020.
This was stated by Ambassador Bassam Rady, the official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic.
The Minister of the Kuwaiti Amiri Diwan, Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah, announced, on Tuesday evening, the death of the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was receiving treatment in an American hospital.
The official Kuwait TV had suddenly cut its broadcasts this afternoon, and had broadcast verses from the Holy Qur’an. This followed strong news about the death of the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
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