KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in which he expressed his deepest condolences over the demise of Deputy Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Aseer province, Prince Mansour bin Muqren bin Abdulaziz.
Prince Mansour was killed along with a number of officials when the helicopter they were boarding crashed on Sunday. His Highness the Amir beseeched Allah Almighty to bestow his mercy upon his soul. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah also sent similar cables to the Saudi king, while National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem sent a cable of condolences to Saudi Shura Council president Dr Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al-Sheikh.
Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir cabled US President Donald Trump expressing condolences over victims that had fallen in the tragic shooting incident that happened inside a church in Texas. His Highness the Amir expressed condemnation of the horrific and criminal act that targeted the innocent, praying for souls of the deceased and wishing the wounded quick recovery.
His Highness the Crown Prince and His Highness the Prime Minister addressed cables of identical content to the US president, while Speaker Ghanem offered condolences to Chairman of the US Senate Mike Pence and Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan. Late Sunday, a man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community, killing 26 people and wounding about 20 others. – KUNA