World dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia for funeral of Crown Prince Nayef

June 17, 2012

World dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia for funeral of Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, who died yesterday.

Those who have arrived in Saudi Arabia to attend the funeral of the late Crown Prince included Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah of Kuwait, Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar, King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani of Qatar, Crown Prince Rasheed bin Al-Hassan II of Morocco, President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Prime Minister Najib Miqati of Lebanon, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani of Pakistan, Prime Minister Hamdi Al-Jebali of Tunesia, President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine, President Sharif Sheikh Mohammed of Somalia, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Prime Minister Fayez Al-Tarawneh of Jordan, President Mohammed Ould Abdulaziz of Mauritania, Chairman of the Supreme Military Council of Egypt Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, Speaker Abdelkader Bensalah of the Algerian National Council, Sudanese Minister of Defense Abdulrahim Mohammed Hussein, Secretary General Dr. Nabil Al-Arabi of the Arab League, Indian Minister of Law Salman Khursheed of India, and Foreign Minister Mohammed Bazoum of Niger.