Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen to leave here for Kuwait today to convey deep condolence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the death of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah.
The foreign minister to return on the next day, December 19, a Foreign Ministry official told yesterday.
Sheikh Nawaf, whose six-decade career in public service primarily focused on domestic issues, was bur-ied yesterday following a prayer service in Kuwait.
The ruling emir of oil-rich Kuwait died on Saturday at the aged 86 after three years in power marked by repeated political disputes.
Following Sheikh Nawaf’s death, his half-brother, Crown Prince Sheikh Meshaal al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, 83, was swiftly named the new emir.