The Royal Court on Wednesday issued a statement announcing the passing away of the maternal grandfather of His Majesty King Abdullah, Major General Walter Gardiner, in Amman at dawn yesterday.
He will be laid to rest in a special ceremony today, the statement said.
King Abdullah cut short his visit to Oman and returned home yesterday to attend the funeral, another Royal Court statement said.
Etisalat Subscribers reaches 110 millions in and outside UAE
The main communication company in UAE (Etisalat) has announced that the total number of subscribers in around the Middle East is 110 million.
The number of subscribers in UAE mobile services is 7.8 millions, 1.28 millions for fixed telephone ad 1.39 million subscribers in internet services. The percentage of coverage that concerns the mobile phones reached 160% which is one of highest rates worldwide.