Bangladesh announces one-day mourning for Bahrain PM Sheikh Khalifa
Publish- November 16, 2020, 09:53 PM
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Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain.
Bangladesh’s has announced a day’s state mourning for Tuesday as a mark of respect to the memory of world's longest serving prime minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain.
Prince Khalifa, who took office in 1971 after Bahrain gained independence, passed away last week.
Bahrain’s state-run news agency said he had been receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic in the United States, without elaborating.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered condolences on the passing away of Prince Khalifa. They sent separate messages to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain.