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UN General Assembly hold minute’s silence to remember Sultan Qaboos

The General Assembly of the United Nations held a minute’s silence to remember Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

TAS News Service
Jan 14, 2020 9:17 am

MUSCAT: The United Nations General Assembly observed a minute silence to remember His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said who passed away on January 10. 

On Monday, as a mark of respect, the UN lowered its flag at half-mast. Earlier on Saturday, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has extended his profound condolences to the Royal family, the Government and people of Oman on the passing of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, who passed away late Friday at the age of 79. 

The UN chief said the Sultan was also committed to spreading messages of peace, understanding and coexistence in the region and globally, earning the respect of his people and those in the region and beyond.  

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