HE The Ambassador Yaquob Yousef Alateeqi paid a visit to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Colombo to convey his condolences on the sad demise of the HH Saudi Crown Prince,Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz. He was welcomed by the Saudi Amassador HE Abdul Aziz Al Jammaz.
Flags flew at half mast after the Amiri Diwan officialy announced a mourning period of three days effective from 17/6/2012. In addition to that The Amiri Diwan allocated three flights to transport those who wish to participate and offer condolences on Saudi Crown Prince.
The Embassy has decided to fly the Kuwait Flag at half mast to mourn the death of Saudi Crown Prince in order to observe three days mourning.