KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today conveyed his condolences to the Saudi royal family and the people of Saudi Arabia over the demise of King Abdullah Abdulaziz.
“Received the sad news of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s passing this morning. My condolences to the Saudi royal family and the people of KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia),” he said on his twitter handler @NajibRazak.
Najib is currently attending the World Economic Forum in Davos.
News reports quoted Saudi state television as saying that King Abdullah died early Friday at the age of 90.
They said his brother, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, had been named the new king. – BERNAMA