23 October 2016
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad AlThani, former Emir of State of Qatar from 1972 – 1985 passed away in age 84 on Sunday 23rd October 2016.
He was grandfather of present Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad AlThani.
Qatar will observe three days of mourning, the Emiri Diwan announced as per Qatar News Agency.
asiantelegraphqatar.com extends it’s heartfelt condolences and pray to AlMighty Allah to bless him place in Jannat AlFirdous and strength & patience to the members of the ruling family of State of Qatar, it’s citizens and residents of Qatar to bear this loss.