Bahrain PM Khalifa Bin Salman passes away

Prince Khalifa traveled, in November 2019, to Germany for undisclosed medical treatments, but came back to Bahrain months later

the country’s royal court in Bahrain said that Bahraini PM Khalifa Bin Salman died today, Wednesday, in a hospital in the US at the age of 84.

Bahrain News Agency said, “The Royal Court mourns His Royal Highness… who passed away this morning at Mayo Clinic Hospital in the United States of America,”

The agency added that king Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa announced official national mourning for one week during which flags will be flown at half-mast. Government departments work will also be suspended for three days starting on Thursday.

A burial ceremony is expected to take place upon the repatriation of his body, and only a limited number of relatives will attend the funeral.

Prince Khalifa traveled, in November 2019, to Germany for undisclosed medical treatments, but came back to Bahrain months later.

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