Saudi Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz dies

Published April 1st, 2013 - 12:36 GMT
Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz
Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz

The Saudi Royal Court announced on Monday that Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz has died.

“The funeral prayers will be held on Tuesday at the Imam Turki Mosque in Riyadh,” the court said in a brief statement, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The prince was 81 years old and  the 20th son of King Abdul Aziz Al Saud, who founded the Kingdom.

In a long and prestigious career, he served as Minister of communications and more recently as deputy commander of the National Guard until he stepped down in 2010.


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