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Saudi Arabia: Prince Sattam’s Passing Leaves Void In Kingdom

13/02/2013 1 comment

Riyadh Gov. Prince Sattam, 72, passed away yesterday, the Royal Court announced.

Funeral prayers for the late prince will be performed after Asr at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque here today.

The late Prince Sattam was appointed Deputy Governor of Riyadh in 1978. Subsequently, Prince Sattam succeeded his brother, the then-Governor Prince Salman, who became the minister of defense, on Nov. 5, 2011.

Prince Sattam’s body will be buried at Al-Adel Graveyard in Makkah in response to his last wish, an official statement said.
Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, will receive condolences on the death of Prince Sattam at his palace in Arqa between Maghreb and Isha on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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