Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, leaders, offspring of the great deceased receive more condolences from region and the world

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The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a telephone call from King Juan Carlos of Spain in which he offered his condolences to the King on the demise of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

In the telephonic conversation, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed his thanks to and appreciation of the Spanish King for his feelings.

Crown Prince Felipe Juan Pablo of Spain arrived to offer condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior; the royal family and the Saudi people on the demise of late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. At Riyadh airbase, he was received by Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region, and a number of officials.

Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General; Prince Miteb bin Abdulaziz; Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz; Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Mamdouh bin Abdulaziz; Prince Abdul-Ilah bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the King; Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Interior; Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Chief of General Intelligence; Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs; Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Tabuk Region; Prince Faisal bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Secretary General of Sultan bin Abdulaziz Foundation; Prince Turki bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information for Media Affairs; and the princes, sons of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, received at the Royal Court at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh a number of representatives of Islamic, Arab and friendly countries as well as a number of princes, scholars, ministers, senior civil and military officials and members of the diplomatic corps in the Kingdom, and a group of citizens who came to offer deep condolences and express sincere sympathy on the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The princes thanked the condolers for their noble feelings, praying to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet arrived to offer condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior; Royal family and the Saudi people on the demise of late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

At Riyadh Air Base, he was received by a number of officials.

Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, received at Al-Aziziah palace Longuet, who offered his condolences on the death of Crown Prince Sultan.

During the reception, Prince Khalid expressed thanks for French minister's noble feeling, stressing deep relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and France.

The reception was attended by a number of officials.

Prince Khalid also received at Al-Aziziah palace Head of United States (U.S.) Training Mission Brigade Kamenz who offered his condolences on the death of late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

During the reception, Prince Khalid expressed thanks for U.S. official's noble feelings.

The reception was attended by a number of princes and officials.

Prince Khalid also received at the Reception Hall at the Riyadh Air Base Air Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Commander-in-Chief of Bahraini Defense Force and Head of an official military delegation to extend condolences on the death of the Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

During the reception, the Air Marshal and the accompanying delegation expressed deep sorrow at the passing away of the Crown Prince and prayed that may Allah rest his soul in peace.

Then the Bahraini delegation left en route home. They were seen off by Prince Khalid bin Sultan, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs.

Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Chief of General Intelligence; Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs; and other sons of late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, received at the Royal Court at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh Fenland's Minister of Defense Steven Whalen; Bahrain's Speaker of House of Representatives Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani and the accompanying deputies; President of the Lebanese Forces Party Dr. Sameer Jaja; UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Lebanon's Former Minister of Defense Elias Al-Murr; Lebanon's Chairman of the National Information Council Ibrahim Awadh; and Somalia's Former Prime Minister who came to offer deep condolence and express sincere sympathy on the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

For his part, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz thanked the condolers for their noble feelings, praying to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

The audience was attended by Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz; Prince Faisal bin Mohammed bin Saud Alkabeer; Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid; Prince Khalid bin Musaed bin Abdulrahman; Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Saud Alabdullah Alfaisal; and other princes.

King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan offered his deep condolence and expressed sincere sympathy to each of Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs; and Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Tabuk Region, on the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

In two separate telephone calls, the Jordanian monarch also prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

For their part, the princes thanked him for his noble feelings.

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard extended condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the death of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

The Prime Minister, in her name and on behalf of the Government as well as the people of Australia, expressed deep and sincere sorrow to the King, praising the well played role by the late Prince Sultan Abdulaziz as a long standing minister of defense.

Chinese Vice Premier of the State Council Hui Liangyu extended condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the royal family and the Saudi people on the death of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The Chinese Vice Premier of the State Council extended the condolences during a visit to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Kuwait.

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has expressed deep sorrow and sincere condolences and sympathy to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the royal family and the Saudi people on the death of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, Clinton said that the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz worked tirelessly for the service of his country as well as to strengthen cooperation and friendship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America in particular and the promotion of international cooperation in general.

Clinton hailed the leadership role of the late Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz.

The Pakistani newspaper of 'The Observer' held a eulogistic ceremony in commemoration of late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz who passed away last Saturday.

Supervised by its Editor-in-chief Zahid Malik, the Observer sent deep condolence and expressed sincere sympathy to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, his Second Deputy Premier, the sons of the deceased, the royal family and the Saudi people.

The ceremony was attended by the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan Ibrahim Al-Ghadeer and a number of Pakistani elites.

In the name of President Al-Hasan Ouatarra, his government and people of Cote d'Ivoire, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Denial Kablan Dekan and the Minister of African Solidarity Adama Pektogo expressed sincere condolence on the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

This came during a visit to the Saudi embassy in Abidjan when the two ministers made remarks in a book of condolence opened by the embassy for condolers.

At the venue, they were received by the ambassador Jamal Bakr Balkhyoor who thanked them for their noble feelings.

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain extended condolence and expressed sympathy on the death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, to Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for Military Affairs, and other princes, appealing to Allah Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the soul of Prince Sultan.

This came during a reception for the King and the accompanying delegation at Al-Aziziah palace in Riyadh.

For his part, Prince Salman thanked the Bahraini King for his noble feelings.

The Charge d'affaires of Saudi Embassy in Ghana Abdullah bin Faleh Al-Arjani received Vice President John Dramani of Ghana who came to offer condolences on the death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

Meanwhile, a group of ministers and senior officials of the Government of Ghana as well as a number of members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Ghana came to the Saudi Embassy to offer condolences and express sympathy on the death of the Crown Prince.

Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Essam Sharaf offered condolences on the death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

This came during a meeting at the Saudi Embassy in Cairo Dr. Sharaf held with Saudi Ambassador to Egypt Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan who is also the Kingdom's Permanent Representative to the Arab League Ambassador.

Dr. Sharaf offered deep condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the Saudi people on the death of the Crown Prince, praying to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

The Embassy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in New Delhi Continued to receive condolences from political figures and social and economic officials, in addition to the ambassadors of the Arab, Islamic and friendly countries accredited to India on the death of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz.

Those who offered the condolences asked God to grant the deceased rest in peace and eternal peace.

Prince Mansour bin Khalid, the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Austria and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna, has received condolences on the death of the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Feelings of sadness were expressed by those who came to offer the condolence.

The Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and a crowd of worshipers preformed funeral prayers in absentia for the deceased at the Islamic Center in Vienna after Friday prayers.

Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Japan, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdul Sattar Turkistani, a number of Arab and Muslim ambassadors and a large crowd of worshipers performed funeral prayers in absentia for the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The funeral prayers in absentia for the late Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud were carried out after Friday prayers in the mosque of the Arabic Islamic Institute in Tokyo.

Worshippers at the Cairo-based Al-Azhar Mosque Minister performed funeral prayers in absentia for the soul of late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

The prayer was attended by Minister of Transport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, Saudi Ambassador to Egypt Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan who is also Saudi Arabia's Permanent Representative to the Arab League and a number of Egyptian ministers and officials.

In addition, a number of Arab Transport Ministers who participated in the meetings of Arab Transport Ministers Council held in Cairo, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Arab ambassadors to Egypt performed the funeral prayers in absentia for the soul of late Crown Prince.

Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Qabbani of the Republic of Lebanon called to hold funeral prayers in absentia for late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.

The Lebanese Grand Mufti asked Director General of Islamic Endowments to inform all Imams of mosques in Lebanon to hold funeral prayers in absentia for late Crown Prince on Friday.