President conveys deep condolences for death of Saudi King

President conveys deep condolences for death of Saudi King

The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deepest condolences for the passing of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said in a written statement, issued here today.

“King Abdullah served his people with determination, achieving significant growth and prosperity for his country while, at the same time, addressing regional and international challenges during difficult times,” Christodoulides added.

This, he continued, “is undoubtedly a great loss for Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah will long be remembered as a leader who had an extraordinary impact in the modern history of his country.”

“The President of the Republic of Cyprus and its people extend their condolences to the bereaved Royal family of King Abdullah, the government, and the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at this time of grief and mourning”, the written statement concludes.

CNA MAN/MM/2015
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY