Late Prime Minister, HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa was laid to rest this morning. HM King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today performed the funeral prayer at the Shaikh Isa bin Salman Mosque in Riffa.
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, attended the funeral at the Al-Haniniya cemetery, in Riffa. A number of senior members of the Royal Family and senior officers from the Bahrain Defence Force, the Ministry of Interior and the National Guard were also in attendance.
Tributes and condolences are pouring in from all around the globe, including from leaders such as the President of UAE, HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Khalifa, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Iraqi President Barham Salih, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
Many more offered their deep condolences on the demise of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, one of the longest-serving Prime Ministers in the world.