Thousands of natives and foreigners participated in the funeral prayer. By nine in the morning, the body was brought to Bilal Bin Rabah Mosque. Prayers were held here. The new Emir Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmed Al Jabir Assabah, Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jabir Assabah, ministers and children of Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jabir Assabah were present during the burial. 40 days official mourning has been announced in the country. There will be a three-day holiday for government and semi-government public sector institutions. He was a person who contributed a lot in the development of Kuwait.
He was born on June 25, 1937 as the sixth son of Ahmad Al Jabir Assabah and Yamama, the former Emir of Kuwait. In September 2020, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jabir Assabah took over as Emir of Kuwait after his death. He held duties as the crown prince. He was the 16th Emir of Kuwait. dying He is 86 years old. He had been ill for a long time and was being treated. He was admitted to the hospital last day due to health problems. The report that came out was that the health was satisfactory. But the death was confirmed on Saturday. With the demise of Sheikh Nawaf, Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmed Al Jabir Assabah took over as the new Emir.
Officials said that official work will resume on Wednesday. As part of mourning, the national highways were half lowered.
Three days of mourning have been announced in Qatar, UAE, Oman and Egypt.