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One Day State Mourning declared throughout India for Emir of Kuwait

One Day State Mourning declared throughout India for Amir of Kuwait
(Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait | Photo: DD News)

Kohima, October 03 (NEx): The government of India declared One Day State Mourning throughout the country tomorrow, October 04, 2020, as a mark of respect on the passing away of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait.

His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, passed away at the age of 91, on September 29, 2020. As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there will be one day State Mourning tomorrow throughout India.

The National Flag will be flown at half mast on all buildings throughout India where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment on the day, it said.

(News source: PIB Delhi)