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High level Indian officials extended condolences at Kuwait embassy in New Delhi

Thursday, October 1, 2020
High level Indian officials extended condolences at Kuwait embassy in New Delhi

Embassy of the State of Kuwait in New Delhi said on Wednesday that it has opened a condolence book to register condolences on the passing away of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

In a statement to KUNA, Ambassador Jasim Al-Najim said that several ambassadors especially of the Arab and Islamic countries registered their heartfelt condolences in the condolence book that the embassy opened today for three days.

The Ambassador said that condolences can be extended either through email or in person at the embassy by following all the necessary precautionary measures put in place in wake of COVID-19. Ambassadors of different countries and several high level Indian officials and dignitaries extended their heartfelt condolences on the passing away of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

They expressed condolences to His Highness the Amir's family, Kuwaiti government and its people. Ambassador Al-Najim underlined the pivotal role played by Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Kuwait as both Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated in their condolence messages.

Ambassador Al-Najim also extended his greetings to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and prayed for his health and wellbeing.

The Indian PM had expressed his heartfelt condolences yesterday saying: "Today, the State of Kuwait and the Arab world have lost a beloved leader, India a close friend, and the world a great statesman. His Highness played a leading role in strengthening our bilateral relations, and always took special care of the Indian community in Kuwait."

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