By order of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Royal Court mourns His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, who passed away this morning at Mayo Clinic Hospital in the United States of America.
The burial ceremony will take place after the repatriation of the body, and the funeral will be limited to a specific number of relatives.
HM the King ordered the announcement of an official mourning for a week during which flags will be flown at half-mast.
Government ministries and departments will be closed for three days starting Thursday.
May Allah rest the soul of the deceased in eternal peace. From Allah we come and to Allah we return.