Bangladesh is observing a one-day national mourning on Thursday to honour the memory of a “true friend” and Kuwait's Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah.
He breathed his last on Tuesday at the age of 91.
All government, semi-government, autonomous and private institutions and Bangladesh missions abroad kept the national flag at half-mast in observance of the mourning day.
At the same time, special prayers will be held in all mosques of Bangladesh for the forgiveness of the soul of the late Emir.
BDST: 1209 HRS, OCT 01, 2020