Riyadh, Dhu-AlQa'dah 24, 1432, Oct 22, 2011, SPA - The Royal Court said in a statement that with deep sorrow and grief, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud announced that his brother and faithful Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, passed away at dawn, on Saturday, 24 / 11/1432A.H. corresponding to 22/10/2011A.D. after suffering from an illness abroad and that a funeral prayer will be performed for the deceased Crown Prince after Asr prayer at Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh on Tuesday.
The Royal Court condoled the Saudi people, praying to Almighty Allah to bestow his mercy and forgiveness upon the deceased Crown Prince, bless his soul, and grant him the best reward for his services for his religion and homeland.
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