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Prayers for Sheikh Sabah’s soul held in mosques worldwide

SARAJEVO: Worshippers hold prayers in absentia in Bosnia for the soul of Kuwait’s late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. — KUNA photos

CAPITALS: Yemenis on Friday performed prayers in absentia for the soul of Kuwait’s late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Friday prayers’ sermons were distinguished with words of praise for the late Amir who adopted a balanced policy at the Arab and Islamic levels. They noted in this regard Kuwait’s abundant aid for the nation during Sheikh Sabah’s era noting that his UN designation as the Amir of Humanitarian Action was well earned.

In the meantime, Bosnians held prayers in absentia at Gazi Hurev-beg and Al-Fatih mosques in the capital Sarajevo in homage to the soul of Sheikh Sabah. In the Friday sermons, scholars hailed the late Amir noticeable humanitarian contributions across the world. Acting Kuwaiti charge d’affaires in Bosnia Herzegovina, Hamad bin Eidan, said that the late Amir set ethical foundations for political and diplomatic tasks. Senior officials and dignitaries flocked to the Kuwaiti embassy expressing deep sorrow for Kuwait’s heavy loss.

An Islamic center in the Croatian capital Zagreb also held memorial prayers for Kuwait’s late Amir yesterday. Khaled Yaseen, the Islamic Cultural Center’s assistant chief, extended his “deepest condolences” over the death of the Kuwaiti Amir, as he prayed for “Allah’s mercy upon the soul of the deceased.”

Meanwhile, Muslim Cambodians held prayers in absentia for Sheikh Sabah’s soul. The Kuwaiti charge d’affaires Dhaher Al-Khurainej said that the Cambodians in the capital, towns and cities held the prayers, asking Allah Almighty to bestow His mercy upon his soul. A large number of politicians, diplomats and dignitaries thronged the Kuwaiti embassy building expressing solidarity on the sad event. – KUNA

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