Saudi Arabia’s Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz dies aged 96
JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia’s Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud passed away on Sunday evening, Saudi Press Agency reported, quoting a Royal Court statement.
Prayers will be held today, following Isha prayers at the Grand Mosque (Masjid Al-Haram) in the holy city of Makkah.
Prince Bandar, who was 96-year-old was the tenth son of Ibn Saud, the first monarch of Saudi Arabia, and the eldest surviving member of the ruling family.
He was the elder brother of Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Prince Bnadar’s son Prince Faisal is currently the governor of Riyadh.
SOURCE: ARAB NEWS