Wednesday 30 September 2020
While Kuwait was filled with signs of sadness and grief over the death of the late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti authorities ended preparations to receive his body, which will arrive from the headquarters this afternoon, Wednesday, to the country, from the United States.
The Amiri airport raised the levels of preparation for the arrival of the body, which will be received by the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawwaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and the son of the late Emir Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in addition to a number of Ministers and senior Kuwaiti officials and members of the ruling family.
Immediately after the arrival of the deceased’s body, funeral prayers will be performed and then the burial ceremonies will be completed, which will be limited only to the relatives of the deceased Emir, according to what was announced yesterday, Tuesday, by Minister of Kuwaiti Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah, in compliance with safety and public health requirements.
All preparations have also been completed inside the Amiri airport, in preparation for receiving delegations of mourners from various countries of the world, which are expected to arrive from this morning, to offer condolences to the late Emir, while the Ministry of Interior has also completed its preparations to secure the funeral ceremonies of the late Prince, as well as the processions of leaders and presidents Countries scheduled to arrive to pay condolences.
On the same level, the headquarters of the Kuwaiti National Assembly overlooking the Arabian Gulf Street has turned into a beehive, in preparation for receiving the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, to take the constitutional oath before the members as the Emir of the country. This is before heading to the Amiri airport to be at the forefront of the future of the body of the late Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, left Kuwait at dawn on Thursday 23 July, heading to the United States. To complete his treatment after a successful operation in mid-July; This was based on the advice of the medical team treating him, and he continued to receive treatment at Mayo Clinic Hospital, until the Minister of Kuwaiti Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah announced his death yesterday evening.